Citizens' Police Oversight Board

Criminal Justice

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
6:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. EDT

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166 S High St, Akron, Ohio 44308 Akron, OH 44308 (Directions)

Akron Municipal Building, City Council Chambers - 3rd floor

The Citizens’ Police Oversight Board provides external and independent overview of Akron policing practices. They also oversee the Office of the Independent Police Auditor (OIPA). The OIPA will consist of 3 full-time employees including an Independent Police Auditor, a Deputy Independent Police Auditor, and an administrative staff member. The Board is made up of 9 Akron residents. Three board members are appointed by the Mayor with approval from City Council. The other 6 are appointed by a 2/3 majority of City Council. No more than two members can be from the same ward.

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