• July 18th, 2024
  • Thursday, 04:31:41 PM

Community Conversations About Police Oversight Ordinance 8430 to be Held Sept. 18 and 20



Two final community conversations about the City of Boulder’s Police Oversight Ordinance, Ordinance 8430, will take place on Monday, Sept. 18 from 6 to7 p.m. virtually and Wednesday, Sept. 20 , from 6 to 7:30 p.m. inside the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Community Room located at 2520 55th St.  Members of the Police Oversight Panel and city staff will be present and discuss the ordinance changes being proposed and hear feedback from community members.


Interpreters will be available at both sessions. Individuals who cannot join in person are invited to provide their feedback on http://www.beheardboulder.org. If you plan to attend one of these sessions, please RSVP online. Those that sign up in advance and provide an email address will receive the virtual meeting link and copy of the updated police oversight ordinance draft.


Council will review proposed ordinance changes at the Oct. 5 City Council meeting. The second reading will take place at the City Council meeting on Oct. 19 and include a public hearing.


The partial moratorium on the work of the city’s Police Oversight Panel approved by City Council on June 22 will expire on Oct. 20. Since June the panel has completed case review of complaints filed prior to May 10 and provided input on ordinance revisions.