Sunday, January 6, 2019

Community Police Oversight Board nominees turned in questionnaires last Friday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — By January 31st, Nashville will have its first-ever Community Oversight Board in place to investigate police misconduct allegations.
At last check, 140 candidates turned in their questionnaires before 3:00 p.m. The official deadline was 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

"The charter amendment says this board is suppose to be elected by January 31st and we're going to do it," vice mayor Jim Shulman said Friday.

Shulman said he is confident Metro's Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee can efficiently interview the 182 community oversight nomination pool before Metro Council elects and confirms an 11-member board during a special January 22 meeting. .... A special Metro Council meeting will take place on Jan 22nd to elect and confirm members to the city's first-ever Community Oversight board.(link)

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