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Does law enforcement need a citizen review board?

Jun 10, 2020

As protest continues across the country, many are demanding reforms in law enforcement. Some are demanding the creation of Citizen Review Board. Recently Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway told a group he was open for a discussion on a Citizens Review Board. He had heard it works well in some areas, but others in law enforcement are very suspicious of how such a board would work and operate. People have taken to the streets in protests over the death of George Floyd in custody of a Minneapolis police officer. Review boards can work according to the Chairman of the UAB department of Criminal Justice.

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