Citizen’s Community Policing Advisory Board

Meetings


  • Times, dates, and location will be determined
  • At least quarterly

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas will be available prior to the meetings.  Minutes will be available following approval.

Appointees


  • Four (4) openings will be filled by residents of the City of Coralville who will make up a majority of the Board. 
  • One (1) opening must be filled by a person who holds or has held a law enforcement officer position for at least five years. 
  • One (1) opening must be filled by a person who is a member of the Iowa City Chapter of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). 
  • One (1) opening must be filled by a person who is a member of the LULAC Council (League of United Latin American Citizens). 

Responsibilities

 
In 2020, the Coralville City Council, in collaboration with the NAACP and citizens, passed an ordinance forming the Citizen’s Community Policing Advisory Board.
  • The Board was formed to work collaboratively with the City of Coralville, the Coralville Police Department, the NAACP, LULAC, and other citizen advocacy groups to promote unbiased policing practices in the City of Coralville. 
  • The Board’s main duties will be to educate the public about these issues, make recommendations to the Coralville Police Department on training opportunities to advocate for unbiased policing practices, and to review data collected by the Coralville Police Department about contacts with the general public. 
  • The Board will present any recommendations to the Coralville City Council and Coralville Police Department. 

Applications Accepted Through March 26, 2021


The City of Coralville is accepting applications for seven (7) openings on the Citizen’s Community Policing Advisory Board. See "Appointees" above for a description of the openings.

Who Can Apply
Any current residents of Coralville are eligible and encouraged to apply for any of the openings. The law enforcement, NAACP and LULAC representatives may be filled by persons who live in the area, but outside of Coralville. Diversity, equity, and inclusion will be considered as applications are reviewed.

How to Apply:

  1. Pick up an application at Coralville City Hall, 1512 7th Street, or download an application.
  2. Return applications to Coralville City Hall or emailed to tjohnson@coralville.org.

The application deadline is 5:00 pm Friday, March 26, 2021, and must either be received at Coralville City Hall or the e-mail address listed above. Mayor John A. Lundell will make his recommendations to the Council in April 2021.