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URGENT NOTICE:
All boards and commissions have the option to meet virtually because of COVID-19. Please contact the individual board chair or administrator for specific meeting information.


2ND QUARTER PARC MEETING SEPT 10, 2020
PARC 20th ANNIVERSARY The 2ND Quarter PARC Meeting for 2020 is scheduled for Sept. 10, 2020 at 6 p.m. via ZOOM. PARC members will present information on cases received by the Knoxville Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit in April, May and June 2020. Lt. Sammy Shaffer will present an overview of the KPD Training Academy Curriculum. The agenda also includes committee business, speakers who have requested to address the committee, and a public forum, limited to three minutes per speaker. Residents wishing to participate in the public forum should email PARC Executive Director LaKenya Middlebrook at lmiddlebrook@knoxvilletn.gov by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Plans to live stream the meeting will be posted on PARC’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/cityofknoxvilleparc/. Video of the meeting will be available to view on Community Television of Knoxville’s website, CTVKnox.org, on Friday, Sept. 11.

If you have questions, please call the PARC office at 865-215-3869.    




PARC logoThe purpose of the Police Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) is to strengthen the relationship between the members of the Knoxville Police Department and the citizens they serve through an independent review of police actions.

PARC reviews incidents involving police action following the conclusion of the Internal Affairs investigations. Citizens can either register formal or anonymous complaints with PARC's executive director.

Pursuant to City Ordinance 0-194-01, PARC has the power to receive, investigate, hear cases, make findings on complaints and to disclose those findings to the Mayor and the KPD Chief of Police.

For information on how to file a complaint on alleged police misconduct, click here. Need help? Please call PARC Executive Director LaKenya Middlebrook at 865-215-3869.


APPOINTMENT OF PARC MEMBERS

This committee consists of seven members. Members must posses a reputation for fairness, integrity and responsibility and have demonstrated an active interest in public affairs and service, be qualified to vote in Knox County and not be a current employee of any governmental body except those employed in the field of education. PARC Members must be a registered voter in the City of Knoxville.

Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council. Terms are for a three-year period. Members cannot serve more than two consecutive terms.

The Committee has hired an Executive Director who is a full-time employee of PARC. The Executive Director may have additional staff members, as needed.


MEETINGS SCHEDULE

The Board meets quarterly at 6 p.m.  Locations vary per meeting.  Please call the Police Advisory & Review Committee Office at 865-215-3869 for the next meeting date and location or check the City's Event Calendar.


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COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Click here to view current committee membership and to check for opportunities to serve on this committee.