Tag Archives: Citizen Review Board

Current Issue

Many thanks to 100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc., this month’s fiscal sponsor. This local organization is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African-American community. Plan to join them Sept. 17 for their annual Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Wellness held this year at the Creekwalk and in November for their annual banquet ... Read More »

Citizen Oversight

New administrator joins Syracuse’s Citizen Review Board His elevator pitch to Syracuse residents reads like a script for a radio commercial: Are you concerned about police misconduct? Have you heard about the Citizen Review Board? Have you had an experience with an officer that you feel is unjust? Have you heard about the Citizen Review Board? The new CRB administrator ... Read More »

NAN Says ‘We Want Answers’

Residents gather in response to Sunday’s shooting to strategize, call for independent review of incident Local residents were allowed to vent their emotions Tuesday evening at the Fountain of Life Church. The meeting organized by Twiggy Billue, president of the National Action Network Syracuse Chapter, was in response to a chaotic melee on Syracuse’s Near West Side Sunday evening where gunfire broke ... Read More »

People Come First

Revamped Citizen Review Board helps residents address misconduct with police department Did you know the police department has a “customer satisfaction survey?” This questionnaire takes an unconventional approach by asking those who have been arrested to assess their experience with police officers. Police Chief Frank Fowler says it provides insight on how his department can become better. “Any findings are ... Read More »

Citizen Review Board Names New Administrator

Today the newly revamped Citizen Review Board is excited to announce the appointment of the administrator that will lead the group forward. Joseph L. Lipari will be assuming the position of administrator on May 15, 2012. Read More »