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  • CRB Citizen Review Board
     201 E. Washington St., Suite 705 • Syracuse, N.Y. 13202 • (315) 448-8750


  •   The Citizen Review Board (CRB) was established to ensure an open citizen-controlled process for reviewing grievances involving members of the Syracuse Police Department.
      The CRB works to provide:
      Public accountability over the powers exercised by members of the Syracuse Police Department
      Preservation of the integrity of the Syracuse Police Department
      A forum for citizen complaints regarding members of the Syracuse Police Department to be heard and reviewed fairly and impartially
    On December 29, 2011 the Syracuse Common Council passed A LOCAL LAW OF THE CITY OF SYRACUSE AMENDING LOCAL LAW 11 OF 1993 WHICH ESTABLISHED A CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD. Click here to read the Legislation. 
    Quarterly Report
    November 2012
    October 1 –
    December 31, 2012
    Annual Report
    January 1 to
    December 31, 2012
    January 1 to
    March 31, 2013
    April 1 to
    June 30, 2013
    July 1 to
    September 30, 2013
    2013 Annual and Fourth Quarter Report
    2014 1st Quarter Report  
    January 1 to
    March 31, 2014
    The Common Council is now accepting applications for two openings on the Citizen Review Board. The appointments are for a three year term on the CRB. To qualify applicants must be a resident of Syracuse, at least 18 years old, and cannot have any immediate family members who are either a) currently a law enforcement officer, b) a current elected official of Syracuse, or c) a plaintiff (or an attorney) involved in litigation against the SPD, the Chief of Police, or the Police Benevolent Association. Please submit a letter of interest and a resume by July 28, 2014 to:
      Joseph Lipari, Administrator
    Citizen Review Board
    201 E. Washington St. #705
    Syracuse, New York 13202
      Or by email to:  

    Public Board Meetings
    5:30- 7:30 P.M. in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall
    –Board meetings will recess at 6:30 p.m. for public comment.–
    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Thursday, September 4, 2014
    Thursday, October 2, 2014
    Thursday, November 6, 2014
    Thursday, December 4, 2014
    CRB Agendas and Minutes are posted here.
    The minutes for each month’s meetings will be posted as soon as they are approved at the subsequent monthly meeting. Thus, there is a one month delay in posting each month’s meeting minutes.
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