Chicago Police Board
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The Chicago Police Board is an independent civilian body that oversees certain activities of the Chicago Police Department. The nine members of the Board are private citizens appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council.

The Police Board's primary powers and responsibilities include:

  • Deciding disciplinary cases involving allegations of police misconduct.
  • Holding monthly public meetings that provide an opportunity for all members of the public to present questions and comments to the Board, the Superintendent of Police, and the Chief Administrator of the Independent Police Review Authority.
  • Nominating candidates for the position of Superintendent of Police to the Mayor.

See Sections 2-84-010 through 2-84-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, for more detailed information.

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Low Alert Oct 24, 2014 Next Public Meeting of the Police Board: Thursday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 South Michigan Avenue

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Chicago Police Board

  • Phone: 312.742.4194
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    Fax: 312.742.4193
  • 30 North LaSalle Street
    Suite 1220
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday