City policies regarding Civilian Oversight of Police (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department of Charlotte, NC .


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Carolina Public Records Law (G.S. ยงยง 132-1 through 132-10), I hereby request the following documents:

All documents containing policies and procedures that establish the authority/powers of the civilian review board, office of civilian complaints, civilian police commission, civilian inspector general, or other civilian oversight structure of the police department.

If no civilian oversight board exists, copy of any policies or procedures for handling civilian complaints.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Emken, Judy

Please find the applicable City Ordinance that is responsive to your request as well as the Rules of Procedure promulgated by the Citizens Review Board.

Thank you for your interest in the CMPD.


Judith C. Emken
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Senior Assistant City Attorney
600 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 353-1062