Method of Appointment: Nominated by the Mayor, Confirmed by Council
Length of Appointment: 3 years
Residency: Community members must be DC Residents
The Commission shall review uses of force as set forth by the Metropolitan Police Department in its written directives.
The Executive Director of the Office of Police Complaints, or their designee.
Seven (7) MPD members appointed by the Chief of Police who hold the rank of inspector or above, or the civilian equivalent.
Three (3) civilian members appointed by Mayor, pursuant to section 2(e) of the Confirmation Act of 1978.
One member who has personally experienced the use of force by a law enforcement officer;
One member of the District of Columbia bar in good standing; and
One District resident community member.
Two civilian members appointed by the Council with the following qualifications and no current or prior affiliation with law enforcement, including being employed by a law enforcement agency or law enforcement union:
One member with subject matter expertise in criminal justice policy; and
One member with subject matter expertise in law enforcement oversight and the use of force.
* Civilian members are prohibited from having current or prior law enforcement experience.