The Community Police Review Commission (CPRC) is governed under Ordinance Nos. 15-84 N.S., 11-85 N.S. and 5-16 N.S., and was established to:
Investigate complaints from members of the public alleging excessive or unnecessary force, discrimination, sexual harassment and/or sexual assault by on-duty Richmond Police Officers.
Conducts investigations on all incidents involving the discharge of a firearm at a person by a Richmond Police Officer, and/or when death or serious bodily injury results from direct police action.
Handle appeals from the Office of Professional Accountability
Review and evaluate the policies, practices and procedures contained in the Richmond Police Department Manual and report to the Chief of Police, City Manager, and City Council
Develop programs and strategies to promote positive police-community relations
The CPRC has an Investigative Officer who investigates complaints from members of the public filed with the CPRC. The Investigative Officer also conducts investigations of incidents involving the discharge of a firearm at a person by a Richmond Police Officer, and/or when death or serious bodily injury occurs as a result of direct police action.
Citizen Complaints View the Complaints and Investigations section to learn how to file a complaint. Commission Meetings The Community Police Review Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Employee Lunch Room located in the basement of the Richmond City Hall at 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA.