Civilian Oversight Board (COB)
This Board Bill authorizes independent investigations of law enforcement misconduct and use of force incidents. The bill repeals Ordinance Number 71556 and enacts in lieu thereof an ordinance that reconstitutes and provides staff support for the Civilian Oversight Board (COB) and provides coordination and staff support for the Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB) created by Ordinance 71430. The bill also establishes the Division of Civilian Oversight within the Department of Public Safety and authorizes the establishment of the Public Integrity Unit, directed by the City Circuit Attorney.
Board Bill Number: 137
Primary Sponsors: Shameem Clark Hubbard
Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.
Bill text was introduced (1.12 MB PDF).12/09/2022
Referred to a Committee
The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.01/31/2023
The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.
The bill text was changed:
- Committee Substitute (876.88 KB PDF)
The bill was passed.02/10/2023
The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.02/10/2023
The bill was passed.02/10/2023Feedback is anonymous.
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