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The Office of the Independent Monitor (OIM) is the civilian oversight agency for the City and County of Denver Police and Sheriff Departments. The OIM was created by the Mayor and City Council in 2004 and began its work on August 1, 2005. The OIM is staffed by thirteen employees, including six monitors, primarily attorneys: the Monitor, a Senior Deputy Monitor, and four Deputy Monitors. In order to perform our research and policy functions, the OIM is also staffed by a Policy Director and two Senior Policy Analysts. Committed to community engagement and public access to OIM work, there is also a Community Relations Director, Youth Outreach Manager, and Youth Outreach Coordinator. The OIM’s work is supported by an Operations Coordinator.
The Mediation Program is managed by the Office of the Independent Monitor and is a collaborative effort with the Denver Police Department, the Denver Sheriff Department, and Community Mediation Concepts.
The Office of the Independent Monitor (OIM) accepts commendations and complaints. Commendations are forwarded to the officer's chain of command so that both the officer and his/her supervisors are notified, and the commendation is placed in the officer's personnel record. Submit your commendation or complaint online.
Documents that help guide and set standards for the Office of the Independent Monitor, including sections of the Denver City Charter, Denver Revised Municipal Code, and internal OIM documents that establish the OIM's jurisdiction and internal policies and priorities.
Transparency is a significant part of the Office of the Independent Monitor's (OIM) mission and mandate. The OIM publishes an annual and semiannual report each year as well as other documents to highlight specific policy recommendations.
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