What is needed in the City of Mount Vernon is an Independent Civilian Complaint Review Board as an
effective mechanism to adjudicate the ongoing epidemic of Police Brutality within the City of Mount Vernon. We are knowledgeable of other cities that have Civilian Review Boards and have adopted a system that is independent of the Police force.
- Appointed a Board with a team of non-police investigators
- Address the complaints received by civilians.
- Obtained Power of Subpoena vested in Board.
- Review Police policy and training as a regular function