Public Meetings of the Police Board

The Police Board holds a regular public meeting once a month. The following City officials (or their designees) are required to be at the Board's meetings: Superintendent of Police, Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, Chief of the Chicago Police Department's Bureau of Internal Affairs, and the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety. 

Community Input

Members of the public are invited to attend and are welcome to address questions or comments to the Board. Prior sign-up is required of those wishing to address the Board; to add your name to the list of speakers, please contact the Board's office at 312.742.4194 or up to 15 minutes before the meeting begins.

To ensure responsiveness to community input received at the meetings, the Board has created a policy (in English and Spanish) for documenting, tracking, and responding to the public's questions and comments. Reports of responses to community input will be posted below each month. 

2022 Regular Meetings

The Board's regular monthly meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of the month (except for February and May). Unless otherwise announced in advance, each meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. Whether the meeting will be held in person or remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be noted in an Alert on this website posted at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The meetings will be carried live by CAN-TV (on Chicago cable channel 27 and streamed at

Also appearing below are links to the videos and transcripts of the meetings and the material made available at the meeting--the "Blue Book" that includes the meeting agenda, minutes (including closed-meeting minutes), statistics on disciplinary matters, and a list of CPD directives issued by the Superintendent.

Thursday, January 20: Blue Book, CAN-TV Video, Transcript, Community Input Report                                               

Thursday, February 24: Blue Book, CAN-TV Video, Transcript, Community Input Report   

Thursday, March 17: Blue Book, CAN-TV Video, Transcript, Community Input Report

Thursday, April 21: Blue Book, CAN-TV Video, Transcript

Thursday, May 26 (fourth Thursday)                                                      

Thursday, June 16

Thursday, July 21                                                       

Thursday, August 18

Thursday, September 15                        

Thursday, October 20                                       

Thursday, November 17                                     

Thursday, December 15 

See the Archives section for material from prior years' meetings. 



Policy Regarding Attendance of and Participation by the Public at Police Board Meetings



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