Appeal to the Community Police Review Board
If you are not satisfied with the results of the Salem Police Department investigation, you may contact the
Community Police Review Board (CPRB) Liaison to appeal the decision. The phone number is 503-588-6255.
CPRB is a panel of citizens, appointed by the city council to review complaints where the complainant is not satisfied with the results of the police internal investigation.
To participate in the
CPRB process you must:
Make your request within 90 days of the date you were informed by the police department of the investigation results.
Sign a release of information and agree to waive your rights regarding the disclosure of this information to the
Attend a hearing. A hearing date will be scheduled within 30 days of your request. The hearing is open to the public. You and up to 2 witnesses may testify before the
The Community Police Review Board will discuss the complaint in a closed session. You will receive notification when the final report is available. You may be present at the next
CPRB meeting when the report is presented.
CPRB may make recommendations regarding the complaint to the
Chief of Police and the