• All applicants must be a registered voter in
• Current and former City employees, and the spouse, parents, and children of a current or former CMPD officer, shall not be eligible to serve on the board.
• Nominees are subject to a state criminal background
• Individuals with a felony conviction or Class A1
misdemeanor conviction shall not be eligible to serve.
• Individuals with a Class 1 or Class 2 misdemeanor
conviction within 3 years of their nomination for appointment shall be
ineligible to serve.
• Members must be continually domiciled within
Mecklenburg County and be registered to vote within the County.
• All board members shall attend and successfully
complete the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Citizens Academy and
receive training on relevant legal and policy issues as required by the City
Manager. This training must be completed prior to any board appointee
serving as a member of the board.
• Candidates for the board may be interviewed by a panel comprised of a representative from the Community Relations Committee, the Citizens Review Board and the City Manager's Office to assess core characteristics necessary to serve on the board. Such panels shall provide their assessments to the relevant appointing authority.
• Each member of the board shall participate in at least eight hours of training each calendar year, which training may include a four hour "ride-along" with a CMPD officer.
• Appointees are subject to City Council's
Attendance and Anti-Harassment Policies.
• Appointees are subject to the Code of
Ethics, Gift Policy and Disclosure Requirements for members of boards and must
file a Statement of Economic Interest by February 1st each year.
• Appointees must sign and adhere to a
• Appointees serve on a voluntary basis without