Civilian Police Oversight Agency (CPOA)
Information about the Civilian Police Oversight Agency.
File a Report about Albuquerque Police
Download: Complaint & Commendation Form
Police Complaints: What Happens Next?
- The complaint is assigned to a Civilian Police Oversight Agency investigator for a thorough independent investigation.
- The Civilian Police Oversight Agency Executive Director reviews the outcome of the investigation and recommends the discipline to be imposed, if any.
- The Police Oversight Board reviews the findings of the Executive Director for final recommendation to the Chief of Police.
- Chief of Police agrees or disagrees with the final recommendations. If disagrees, the Chief of Police has 30 days to submit a letter of explanation to the Police Oversight Board.
Police Oversight City Ordinance
Department of Justice Settlement Agreement
Community Engagement Opportunities
Police Oversight Board Member Application
NACOLE - National Association of Civilian Oversight and Law Enforcement
Annual Conference in Albuquerque - Sept. 25-29, 2016
Conference Theme: Confronting Systemic Injustice