Citizen's Police Review Commission

The Citizen's Police Review Commission was established to:
  • Investigate citizens’ complaints of excessive or unnecessary force and racially abusive treatment
  • Handle appeals from Professional Standards investigations
  • Review and evaluate the policies, practices and procedures contained in the Richmond Police Department Manual
  • Develop programs and strategies to promote positive police-community relations

The Richmond City Council has designated the CIAO as the hearing officer for vehicle impound appeals and for false alarm appeals. The CIAO also serves as a hearing officer for Code Enforcement hearings.

Citizen Complaints
View the Complaints and Investigations section to learn how to file a complaint.

Commission Meetings
The Citizen's Police Review Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in Conference Room One, 330 25th Street.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are published on the Friday before the meeting. 
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