Police Board [remote or in person]

Chicago Police Board
Criminal Justice

Thursday, May 18, 2023
7:30 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. CDT

View meeting details

Add to iCal

Add to Google Calendar

3510 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60653 (Directions)

Chicago Public Safety Headquarters

You have the option of documenting this meeting in person or remotely.

If you choose to attend in person, an additional hour will be added to your total assignment hours. You may be asked to provide government-issued photo ID and to go through a metal detector.

If you choose to document remotely, the meeting will be broadcast by CAN-TV on Chicago cable television channel 27 and live-streamed online (check https://www.cantv.org/watch/stream-can-tv27/). The video may not appear until at or a few minutes after the scheduled start time. If you do not see if right away, wait a few moments and try refreshing your Internet tab.

If you don’t see the video by 5 minutes after the scheduled start time, let us know via a reply to this assignment’s email.

The listed meeting end time is an estimate based on the duration of past meetings of this type.

Check the source website for additional information

Reporting

Edited and summarized by the Chicago - IL Documenters Team

Live reporting by Sierra Cheatham

Police District Councils

Hi! I'm Sierra, and I’ll be live-tweeting today's Chicago Police Board meeting for #CHIdocumenters @CHIdocumenters 👋📱

07:04 PM May 18, 2023 CDT

sie @siecheatham 2/8
@CHIdocumenters This board is an independent civilian body that oversees various matters of the CPD, mainly deciding disciplinary cases involving police officers or department members, and nominating candidates for Superintendent of Police. The 9 board members are appointed by the mayor.
sie @siecheatham 3/8
@CHIdocumenters Agenda for the public portion of the meeting:

1. Presentation on Chicago Police District Councils
2. Next regular public meeting: 6/15/23, 7:30 p.m, Chicago Public Safety Headquarters
3. Approval of minutes of past meetings
[continued..] https://t.co/9nizU7aB1T
sie @siecheatham 4/8
@CHIdocumenters Tonight's public meeting agenda continued:

4. Final action on police disciplinary cases before the Board
5. Superintendent’s request to solicit donations for the 61st Annual International Association of Women Police Conference
6. Report of the Superintendent of Police https://t.co/fdNkHBG5D5
sie @siecheatham 5/8
@CHIdocumenters Agenda continued:

7. Report of the Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability
8. Questions and comments from the public (Prior sign-up is required of those wishing to address the Board. https://t.co/bfCsepAeas
sie @siecheatham 6/8
@CHIdocumenters 7:34 Deputy Director for District Councils Damon Smith began a presentation of Chicago Police District Councils. 22 district councils, each council comprised of 3 members = 66 total.
sie @siecheatham 7/8
@CHIdocumenters The meeting continued with the board's announcement of the next regular meeting (item #2), and approval of past meeting minutes (#3). Livestreamed audio from the room is nearly unintelligible, but I'll do my best!
sie @siecheatham 8/8
@CHIdocumenters Board Member Jorge Montes quickly offered a dissenting option to the disciplinary decision regarding Officer Patrick Bunyon. I was unable to catch neither the charge nor the ruling. Meeting then moved into public comment, audio still indiscernible, and concluded at 8:33pm.

Attachments

Agency Information

Chicago Police Board

The Chicago Police Board is an independent civilian body that oversees various matters of the Chicago Police Department, mainly deciding disciplinary cases involving police officers or members of the department, and nominating candidates for Superintendent of Police. The nine individuals who sit on the board are appointed by the mayor.

If you’re attending a Police Board meeting in person, be prepared to go through security. You may hear graphic descriptions of violent events or loud verbal protest from members of the public.

Remote meetings may be viewed at https://cantv.org/watch-now/ or on CAN-TV, Chicago cable channel 27. The video recordings are later posted on Youtube and previously on CAN TV’s YouTube within a day or two.

Learn more or share your own tips about the Chicago Police Board on the Documenters message board here.

Documents

More from this agency

Police Board

Chicago Police Board

Thursday, July 18, 2024

7:30 p.m. CDT

Police Board

Chicago Police Board

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2024

7:30 p.m. CDT

Police Board

Chicago Police Board

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2024

7:30 p.m. CDT