Reimagining Public Safety

On June 30, 2020, the City Council heard Item I-1 to direct staff to prepare a plan to transition from Richmond's current "community policing" model to a plan conducive to the reduced police force and return to Council with the preferred policing model and a plan for implementation by the end of Fiscal Year 2020/2021. Following discussion on the item, the City Council directed staff to “create a transition accountability task force composed by members of the public, including community organizations, individuals who were impacted by law enforcement, and law enforcement.”

City Council appointed twenty-one (21) members to the Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force on October 6, 2020. View the list of all Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force members.

Meeting Information & Documents



Task Force Meetings
Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force general standing meetings will take place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Due to the Veteran's Day Holiday, the November meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2020. All meetings will be held via Zoom. The Zoom link will be published on the Meeting Agenda.

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Community Conversation Series


Learn more about the Community Conversation Series, watch the recording on YouTube, and download/read the questions from the event: Community Conversation