Citizen Oversight Board

Next Quarterly Public Forum
The Citizen Oversight Board will hold its next Quarterly Public Forum on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. MST.  Join us for a discussion with Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen on the DPD’s progress implementing the recommendations of the Office of the Independent Monitor in the report entitled The Police Response to the 2020 George Floyd Protests in Denver, an Independent Review. Q&A to follow.  Join the Zoom Meeting.

Next Citizen Oversight Board Meeting
The Citizen Oversight Board will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. MST.  Download the agenda(PDF, 137KB) or join the Zoom meeting.

The Citizen Oversight Board (COB) consists of nine citizens appointed alternately by the Mayor and City Council with one joint appointee to assess the effectiveness of the Monitor's Office; to make policy-level recommendations regarding discipline, use of force and other policies, rules, hiring, training, community relations and the complaint process; to address any other issues of concern to the community, the COB, the Monitor, the Executive Director of Safety, the Chief of Police, the Sheriff or the Fire Chief; and to review and make recommendations as to closed Internal Affairs cases where the findings were not sustained, as appropriate.

The Board meets twice monthly (1st and 3rd Friday of the month, currently, all meetings are virtual) and holds quarterly Public Forums throughout the City and County of Denver.

Contact Us

Citizen Oversight Board
Denver Post Building
101 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202
720-913-3306


Open Records Policy

In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”).  Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 1, 2014, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $30.00 per hour.  There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.