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CPSRAB Application
  1. Thank you for your interest in joining the Citizen-Public Safety Review and Appeals Board (CPSRAB).

    When a citizen files a complaint with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, those complaints are investigated and reviewed by the Office of Professional Conduct before a decision is made by the Public Safety Chief. A citizen may appeal this decision, which is then reviewed by the City Manager. The CPSRAB was created to provide input and feedback prior to a decision being made by the City Manager. The board also acts in and advisory capacity to assist the City Manager in building community trust by making recommendations to improve communications and outreach.

    To be considered for a position on CPSRAB please complete the application below. All fields are required, including a letter or statement of interest and three references. Please contact the City Manager's Office at (269) 337-8047 if you have any questions regarding this form. Paper copies are also available from the City Manager's Office at City Hall, located at 241 W South Street.

    Membership Qualifiers

    U. S. Citizen or legal U.S. Resident.
    Full-time residents of the City of Kalamazoo have first priority for all appointments.
    Second priority shall be given to non-residents having identifiable interests located in the City of Kalamazoo.
    Willingness to spend approximately four or five hours a calendar quarter reviewing cases and attending meetings.
    Willingness to make a three-year commitment.
    Willingness to attend orientation session.

    Membership Disqualifiers

    Serving a sentence for a criminal conviction or while on probation or parole.
    Subject to an active personal protection order.
    Holding any political office or an announced candidate for political office.
    Working for another law enforcement agency.
    A current City of Kalamazoo employee.
    An immediate family member of any Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety personnel.
    A retired or former law enforcement officer.

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  8. Date of birth:(*)
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  9. Employer:(*)
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  11. Work phone:(*)
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  12. Work address(*)
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  13. Are you a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident?(*)
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  14. Do you live within Kalamazoo city limits?(*)
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  15. Are you willing to spend approximately 1 hour per month reviewing cases, attending training sessions and meetings?(*)
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  16. Are you willing to make a 3 year commitment to this board?(*)
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  17. Are you currently serving a sentence for a criminal conviction?(*)
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  18. Are you currently on probation or parole?(*)
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  19. Are you currently subject to an active personal protection order?(*)
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  20. Do you currently hold any political office or are you an announced candidate for political office?(*)
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  21. Do you currently work or have you ever worked for any law enforcement agency?(*)
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  22. Are you currently employed by the City of Kalamazoo?(*)
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  23. Do you have an immediate family member who is employed by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety?(*)
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  24. Please submit a letter of interest explaining your background, why you should be considered, three personal references, and any other information you feel is appropriate:(*)
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