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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.
  • Adopting the Rules and Regulations for the governance of the Police Department.

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

Alerts (Chicago Police Board)

Low Alert Apr 25, 2016 Next Regular Public Meeting of the Police Board: Thursday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m., at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 South Michigan Avenue

Most Recent News (Chicago Police Board)

Apr 1, 2016 Update on the Selection of a Superintendent of Police
Mar 28, 2016 Update on the Police Superintendent Search
Mar 27, 2016 Update on the Search for a New Superintendent of Police
Mar 17, 2016 Chicago Police Board Announces Three Candidates for Police Superintendent
Mar 7, 2016 Update on the Search for a New Superintendent of Police
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