Office of Civil Rights


Independent Monitor Updates

The Independent Monitor Team is currently accepting public comments on BPD's Use of Force Policy, until May 18, 2018. 

Public comments may be submitted here.

For more information including key dates, please visit the Monitor's website.

The Independent Monitor Team has posted their office hours:

Mondays, 11:00 – 7:00, at Baltimore Community Mediation Center, 3333 Greenmount Ave.

Tuesdays, 9:00 – 12:30, at the Monitoring Team’s office at 7 E. Redwood Street, 6th Floor.

Fridays, 11:00 – 7:00, at at Baltimore Community Mediation Center, 3333 Greenmount Ave.

Team members or representatives will be available according to this schedule. Federal, state, and local holidays may impact the schedule from time to time. Please contact the Monitoring Team in advance, by phone or via email, if you would like to confirm whether the office is open on a particular day.

Preliminary Report for the Community Oversight Task Force

The staff of the Civilian Review Board has produced a preliminary report for the COTF detailing a number of legislative recommendations, as well as and addendum listing short term policy recommendations. A more detailed report will follow in the coming months. Please find the report below.  

PDF icon COTF Preliminary Report and Addendum.pdf