Has the City considered instituting a civilian oversight component to serve those complainants who are less than comfortable with the notion that that the Dept. will adequately investigate itself?

The concept of a civilian oversight board regarding complaints against officers and the Department is one of several proposals being reviewed as part of overall police reform. A review process currently exists when officers are involved in critical incidents that includes citizens as members of the of the reviewing body.

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1. What resources are available to officers experiencing trauma? [Continued]
2. Has the City considered instituting a civilian oversight component to serve those complainants who are less than comfortable with the notion that that the Dept. will adequately investigate itself?
3. Do you ask your prospective officers why do they want to serve? It can’t be just about benefits and a pension. [Continued]
4. Are there any plans to build a police substation?
5. I'm wondering if the Shaker Heights police department has received any military-grade weaponry or surplus military gear from the Pentagon or other federal agencies ... [Continued]
6. It sounds like we have a lot of hiring efforts going on. What does the data look like? How many black candidates, female candidates, etc have joined the force since 2016? [Continued]
7. When can we see officers on bikes? I think it’s easier to engage on with young people that was as opposed to the tradition vehicles.
8. Has Shaker Heights signed President Obama's pledge related to police use of force?