Civilian Oversight Board (COB)

The Board's function is to review and investigate citizen complaints against alleged misconduct of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

The Civilian Oversight Board mission is to provide transparency and the accountability of the St. Louis City Police Department while ensuring community confidence... Read more.

Board Members

Ciera Simril
District One, Wards 2, 3, 21, and 27

Jane Abbott-Morris
District Two, Wards 5, 6, 18, and 19 
David Bell
District Three, Wards 1, 4, 22, and 26
Aaron Banks
District Four, Wards 7, 8, 9, and 17
Bradley T. Arteaga
District Five, Wards 11, 12, 13, and 16

Heather Highland
District Six, Wards 14, 15, 20, and 25

Stephen Rovak
District Seven, Wards 10, 23, 24, and 28


View and download the application If you would like to be considered for appointment to the Civilian Oversight Board (“COB”) of the City of St. Louis


Open Agenda for March 19 2018
Open Agenda for February 12 2018
Open Agenda for January 22, 2018

Meeting Minutes

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News and Announcements

Happy Holidays from Civilian Oversight Board and Staff
Seasons Greetings from the Civilian Oversight Board and Staff
Press release | Civilian Oversight Board | 12/20/2017

Mayor Slay Nominates Seven Candidates to Serve on City's First Civilian Oversight Board
This citizens board will be responsible for independently receiving and reviewing complaints about the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Civilian Oversight Board | 08/06/2015

Effective 6.5.2015: Bill Establishing Civilian Oversight Board
Board Bill208CS establishing a Civilian Oversight Board signed by Mayor Francis Slay becomes effective as law. Applications are now accepted.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Civilian Oversight Board | 06/05/2015

Mayor Slay Signs Civilian Oversight Board Legislation into Law
Mayor Francis Slay signed the legislation into law today in his office with Alderman Terry Kennedy.
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department,Civilian Oversight Board | 05/06/2015

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Phone: (314) 657-1600

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

1520 Market , Suite 4029
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Abrams Building, 4th floor
Street Parking or Kiel Garage entrance on Clark Street

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