Feb. 21, 2013 - Boulder Police Department seeking community members for Professional Standards Review Panel
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Boulder Police Department seeking community members for Professional Standards Review Panel
Community members in Boulder are encouraged to apply for several open positions on the Boulder Police Department’s Professional Standards Review Panel. The duties and application process are outlined below.
Duties: To serve on a police department panel designed to review the investigations into allegations of serious misconduct filed against department members and provide recommendations to the Chief of Police. The panel consists of six Boulder community members and six members of the police department. The panel has the authority to provide input and recommendations on the following issues:
Ø Was the investigation conducted fairly, completely, and reported accurately?
Ø Based on the material contained in the case file, what is the recommended disposition?
Time Requirement: Time required will be dependent on the number and type of complaints received. Applicants should be prepared to attend an initial 9-hour training course on Saturday, April 6, 2013, and to meet as needed. Applicant interviews (see below) will be conducted on March 27, 2013. Volunteers are asked to serve for a minimum of two years.
Qualifications: Applicants must be able to meet three objectives of the department’s internal review process:
Ø To maintain the integrity of the department by reviewing complaints of member misconduct.
Ø To protect the community from member misconduct.
Ø To protect department members from false or malicious allegations.
Applicants must be:
Ø United States citizen.
Ø Residents of the city of Boulder for the past three years.
Ø 21 years of age or older.
Ø Qualified applicants who reflect Boulder’s diversity are encouraged to apply.
Ø Qualified CU community members are encouraged to apply.
Applicants can have no felony convictions, and no misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Applicants must be willing to submit to a criminal history check.
Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed to make sure the criteria are met. Criminal history checks will be completed on all applicants. Applicants who are chosen to move forward in the process will then be interviewed by a selection committee. The names of those applicants who successfully complete the process will be forwarded to the City Manager’s Office for final selection.
Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 11:25