The 10 Pillars of Police Oversight and Accountability
Below We Highlight Ten Significant Differences Between CNP’s Proposal and City of Evanston’s Toothless Oversight Ordinance
Pillars of Civilian Power
Selection of Civilian Oversight Members
Evanston residents directly elect members to the Commission every four years whose mission is to hold the police accountable and be able to address bias and structural racism.
Open application process where Mayor makes selection.
Control Over Police Chief Employment
Oversight Committee Retains the Right to Hire and Fire the Police Chief.
The City Manager hires the Police Chief.