Police Civilian Review Board Finally Proposing Bylaws to Charlottesville
Police Civilian Review Board Finally Proposing Bylaws to Charlottesville

After a year of work, the board tasked with overseeing the Charlottesville Police Department has finally approved its bylaws.

July 1st, 12:16 PM EDT
People's Coalition Demands C'ville City Council Give CRB More Resources
People's Coalition Demands C'ville City Council Give CRB More Resources

The People's Coalition, a group of nonprofits and activists, is demanding Charlottesville City Council give the Charlottesville Civilian Review Board the resources it needs to continue.

Monday, May 6th 2019, 5:50 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Civilian Review Board Asking for Feedback, Extension from Charlottesville
Civilian Review Board Asking for Feedback, Extension from Charlottesville

Charlottesville and its police department are facing some criticism from the Police Civilian Review Board.

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 1:40 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville City Council Candidates Discuss Hot-Button Issues at Forum
Charlottesville City Council Candidates Discuss Hot-Button Issues at Forum

The seven candidates campaigning for three open City Council seats made their cases to potential voters on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 11:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville Police CRB Still Working on How It Will Function
Charlottesville Police CRB Still Working on How It Will Function

The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board CRB is still working on how it will function moving forward.

Wednesday, April 24th 2019, 3:58 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
CRB Members Say Scheduling Meetings with Chief Brackney Proves Difficult
CRB Members Say Scheduling Meetings with Chief Brackney Proves Difficult

Charlottesville's Police Civilian Review Board is working to become a more effective oversight board, but members say it's running into some complications.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Kasey Hott
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council

Charlottesville City Council got its first look at how the Police Civilian Review Board plans to operate on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget

The board tasked with overseeing Charlottesville's police department is hashing out some final details before it meets with city leaders next week.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:03 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
CRB Teams Up with People's Coalition in Efforts to Draft Bylaws
CRB Teams Up with People's Coalition in Efforts to Draft Bylaws

A few weeks ago, the People's Coalition sent a list of recommendations to the Civilian Review Board to be considered in its bylaws.

Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Chief Brackney Presents Strives to Aid Transparency to Civilian Review Board
Chief Brackney Presents Strives to Aid Transparency to Civilian Review Board

Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney says she wants to be upfront with the board tasked with oversight of her department.

Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Chief Brackney Outlines New Interactive Website to Improve Transparency
Chief Brackney Outlines New Interactive Website to Improve Transparency

In an afternoon press briefing on Friday, the city's top cop laid out her vision for the department and the reform efforts underway.

Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Civilian Review Board Sets Final Deadlines for By-Laws
Civilian Review Board Sets Final Deadlines for By-Laws

With just months until its by-laws are due, members of the Police Civilian Review Board are working on how to operate effectively as they approach the end of their term.

Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville Police CRB Gets Assistance from NACOLE Trainers
Charlottesville Police CRB Gets Assistance from NACOLE Trainers

Members from the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board are taking in knowledge on Friday to help them with oversight of the city.

Chris Markham & Lowell Rose
Commonwealth's Attorney Platania Issues Letter After Conflict of Issue Claim within CRB
Commonwealth's Attorney Platania Issues Letter After Conflict of Issue Claim within CRB

Charlottesville's commonwealth’s attorney says a member of the city's Police Civilian Review Board did not use her position inappropriately after her actions were called into question. 

Emmy Freedman
Defense Attorney Calls for Civilian Review Board Member's Removal, Claims Conflict of Interest
Defense Attorney Calls for Civilian Review Board Member's Removal, Claims Conflict of Interest

Drama unfolded at the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board meeting Tuesday night.

Emmy Freedman
Protesters Rally Outside CPD Following Unanswered Filed Complaint
Protesters Rally Outside CPD Following Unanswered Filed Complaint

Activists rallied outside of police headquarters Tuesday evening to say they want answers about an alleged complaint against Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney.

Police Chief Brackney Discusses Changes to CPD, Goals for Transparency
Police Chief Brackney Discusses Changes to CPD, Goals for Transparency

Changes could soon be on the way for the Charlottesville Police Department.

Emmy Freedman
CRB Says it's Moving Forward with Mission as Member Resigns
CRB Says it's Moving Forward with Mission as Member Resigns

The oversight board for the Charlottesville Police Department says it will keep moving forward without one of its most active members.

Emmy Freedman
CRB Members Express Concerns over Policing Data at City Council Meeting
CRB Members Express Concerns over Policing Data at City Council Meeting

The battle between City Council and the board tasked with holding the Charlottesville Police Department accountable is continuing.

Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville City Responds to Allegations of Issues in Police Force
Charlottesville City Responds to Allegations of Issues in Police Force

The City of Charlottesville is responding to allegations of issues within its police force.

Chris Markham
Civilian Review Board Member Speaks Out Following Criticism Toward Group
Civilian Review Board Member Speaks Out Following Criticism Toward Group

A member of the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board says his group is not to blame for police retention issues.

Emmy Freedman
Civilian Review Board Members Voice Concerns over Lack of Available Data
Civilian Review Board Members Voice Concerns over Lack of Available Data

Concerns are mounting for members of the board that’s tasked with holding the Charlottesville Police Department accountable.

Emmy Freedman
Civilian Review Board Looks at How Police Collect Data on Certain Issues
Civilian Review Board Looks at How Police Collect Data on Certain Issues

The group tasked with holding Charlottesville's police department accountable is taking a look at how police data is collected in an effort to improve relations between police officers and members of the community.

Emmy Freedman
Police Civilian Review Board Looks at Transparency, Finalizing Bylaws
Police Civilian Review Board Looks at Transparency, Finalizing Bylaws

The group tasked with holding Charlottesville's police department accountable is one step closer to finalizing what its responsibilities are.

Emmy Freedman
Police Civilian Review Board Works to Iron out Mission Statement
Police Civilian Review Board Works to Iron out Mission Statement

The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board held a special meeting to set its guidelines for the future.

Emmy Freedman
Civilian Review Board Meets to Discuss Plans for Future
Civilian Review Board Meets to Discuss Plans for Future

As the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board works to shore up its mission, board members are looking to get input from community members and industry professionals.

Police Civilian Review Board Discusses Community Outreach Following Triple Shooting
Police Civilian Review Board Discusses Community Outreach Following Triple Shooting

Following a triple shooting in Charlottesville last weekend, the Police Civilian Review Board is working to figure out how to help investigate what happened.

Emmy Freedman
Tempers Flare at Civilian Review Board Meeting with City Council
Tempers Flare at Civilian Review Board Meeting with City Council

Charlottesville City Council was invited to attend Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board, and tensions ran high.

Police Civilian Review Board Meets to Figure out How it'll Operate
Police Civilian Review Board Meets to Figure out How it'll Operate

The Charlottesville board tasked with policing the police held its second-ever meeting on Thursday, August 16.

Emmy Freedman
Police Civilian Review Board Meets for 1st Time
Police Civilian Review Board Meets for 1st Time

A new commission with the goal of improving relations between police officers, city officials, and community members met for the first time on Wednesday, August 1.

Emmy Freedman
City Council Appoints 8th Member to Civilian Review Board
City Council Appoints 8th Member to Civilian Review Board

The group of people tasked with holding the Charlottesville Police Department accountable will now total eight members.

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 3:40 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Public Expresses Concerns over Police Civilian Review Board Appointees
Public Expresses Concerns over Police Civilian Review Board Appointees

People are sounding off about who Charlottesville City Council has chosen to be on the Police Civilian Review Board.

Monday, June 4th 2018, 10:23 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
City Council Formally Appoints New Police Chief, Public Questions Capability
City Council Formally Appoints New Police Chief, Public Questions Capability

As of Monday, May 21, RaShall Brackney is now officially the new police chief for the city of Charlottesville. 

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:37 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
People Rally in Support of Police Civilian Review Board Ahead of City Council Meeting
People Rally in Support of Police Civilian Review Board Ahead of City Council Meeting

People are rallying in front of the Freedom of Speech Wall on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall to express support for the Police Civilian Review Board.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 4:13 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville City Council Set to Hear from Public on Police Civilian Review Board
Charlottesville City Council Set to Hear from Public on Police Civilian Review Board

Charlottesville City Council is getting closer to choosing the community members who will keep tabs on the police department. Monday night council will hear from the public one last time.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 9:28 PM EDT
Police Civilian Review Board Applicants Participate in Forum
Police Civilian Review Board Applicants Participate in Forum

The candidates hoping to be on the board in charge of reviewing the Charlottesville Police Department are taking part in a forum on Tuesday, April 24.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 5:38 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Public to Give Feedback on Candidates for Police Civilian Review Board
Public to Give Feedback on Candidates for Police Civilian Review Board

Charlottesville City Council is in the process of choosing community members for the new Police Civilian Review Board. Comments from the public will be allowed at forum on Tuesday.

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 5:00 PM EDT
Charlottesville Expected to Create Board to Tackle Police Stop & Frisk Issue
Charlottesville Expected to Create Board to Tackle Police Stop & Frisk Issue

The Charlottesville Police Department is under scrutiny regarding the number of stop and frisk incidents conducted by city officers.

Wednesday, March 21st 2018, 4:20 PM EDT