More than 130 People have applied for the Citizen’s Review Board. #wtmp
By yesterday afternoon, City of Tampa officials received over 130 applications for the Citizen’s Review Board. Members of the board will be selected by both the city council and the mayor, consisting of nine regular members and two alternates.
After board members are chosen they will have to pass a background check, attend the police department’s citizens academy and spend a minimum of 9 hours doing ride alongs with officers.
The focus of the board will include the review the use of force and police pursuits. Meeting are slated to begin in December 2015, according to a local news source.