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Applications Are Now Available For Citizens’ Police Oversight Board

Today, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Akron City Council have reopened applications for the newly created Citizens’ Police Oversight Board. The Board was added as a part of the Akron City Charter by passage of Issue 10 in the November 2022 election. Read the charter language here for all duties and responsibilities of the Board.

Applications are available on the City of Akron website homepage and by clicking the link here. Completed applications can be emailed to along with a copy of a current resume if available. Residents will also be able to pick up a copy of the application at City Hall (166 S. High St., Akron, OH 44308). All applications must be submitted either in person to City Hall or emailed by noon ET on Tuesday January 24, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

The City of Akron is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public programs, services and activities. Anyone who is in need of an accommodation is invited to contact the HR Department at 330-375-2780. If you require TDD phone service, call Ohio Relay at 800-750-0750 and they will assist in coordinating with the City of Akron.

See previous release for further details.

The City of Akron is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.


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