Police Reform

Interviews for New CPC Continue & Deliberations Commence on Monday, July 25, 2022


WHEN: Watch the ongoing interviews for the new Community Police Commission live from 9 to 10:15 a.m.
Selection Advisory Panel members will later meet in a closed executive session from 1 to 3 p.m. 

WHERE: The public can observe interviews live on Zoom. Deliberations will commence at 1 p.m. on Zoom – the panel is expected to enter a closed executive session.

Interviews: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83055327941

Deliberations: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88355081080?pwd=WHdGOXFsQS8vRVZaalk2YXBkVytzQT09

WHAT: Earlier this year, the Office of the Mayor launched a rigorous, two-phase selection process for the new Community Police Commission. The first phase evaluated and shortlisted applicants for interview. The second phase is ongoing with two interviews scheduled on Monday, July 25, 2022. Interviews will be livestreamed on Zoom as part of our commitment to transparency.

In the afternoon of Monday, July 25, 2022, the Selection Advisory Panel will evaluate and discuss the candidates based on their application and interview. Deliberations will be held in a closed executive session for personnel discussions.

WHO: A five-member Selection Advisory Panel chaired by Delanté Spencer Thomas, Esq., the City’s Chief Ethics Officer, will conduct interviews with two candidates in the morning and then proceed to deliberations.

Selection Advisory Panel: Douglas Horner, Phyllis Harris, Dr. C. Jay Matthews I, Sara Verespej, Delanté Spencer Thomas, Esq. (Chair)

Interview candidates: James M. Chura, Hugh Mckay