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Citizens Police Review Board asks for CPD reports, recieves funding for Mediation Task Force

The board wants to see a breakdown about how many complaints have been filed.

Columbia public safety satisfaction is less than national average

Analytics show the highest concentration of incidents involving the police occurred between Fifth and Hitt streets from Ash to Locust streets.

City Council and CPD divided over crime prevention, statistics

Police chief suggested a curfew, but only the mayor also supported it.

Citizens Police Review Board requests increased transparency for complaint letters

CPD chief said supplying the board with the records may breach confidentiality.

Review board upholds Chief Burton's decision on Jordan case

Jordan continuously asked the board what his rights were.

Police Chief Ken Burton calls forfeiture funds 'pennies from heaven'

The forfeiture funds are to be given to local schools, according to the Missouri Constitution.

City manager shoots down excessive force complaint against CPD

City Manager Bill Watkins issued a letter siding with the police department.

Burton requests city-funded attorneys for CPD officers

The city only provides officers with attorneys if they have been named in litigation.

Downtown Columbia underage drinking levels decline

CPD believes the trend is a result of the creation of the downtown unit.

Police chief responds to CPRB recommendations, disagrees

The Citizens Police Review Board voted that an officer acted improperly.

City Council addresses SWAT search warrants

The council voted to contract Affion Public to search for its next City Manager.

Police officers association ‘outraged’ over board ruling

The Citizens Police Review Board found an officer acted inappropriately in a 2009 incident.

CPRB discusses Tasers, SWAT policies

The board voted against receiving notification of SWAT policy changes.

Council votes to change SWAT policy process

Columbia Police will have to approve changes with the council and city manager.

Police find ticket after refusing to apologize

CPD Chief Ken Burton said it was inappropriate to apologize because it was not a matter of misconduct.

City Council approves city budget, College Ave. crosswalks

Members also heard a report on downtown safety cameras.

Police chief meets with citizens group

The group discussed crime rates and a controversial arrest.

Police complaint process under City Council review

The proposed changes to the process offer CPD more options when receiving complaints.

Columbia Police Review Board hears first complaint

The complaint was filed by a California marijuana activist in response to the February CPD SWAT raid.

Burton presents changes to SWAT team policies

The changes come almost four months after a controversial SWAT raid on a Columbia home.