Meets semi-annually at a minimum or more frequently at the call of the chairperson.
Willard Evans, Jr., Chair Elizabeth Demes, Quadrant 1 James Specker, Quadrant 2 Casey Diers, Quadrant 3 Alecia Wartowski, Quadrant 4 Judge Edward Bobrick, At Large James Boehm, At Large Dennis Rizo, Public Safety Commission Karen Sherman, Human Relations Commission Abel Figueroa, Ad-hoc
Alison Pure Slovin
Chief Brian Baker Deputy Chief Jesse Barnes Cindy Pechter, Police Department Administrative Specialist
The Use of Force Review Board is made up of nine members. One member is from each of the four quadrants of the Village (with Main Street/Kostner Avenue as the center point of the quadrants), one member is a concurrent member of the Human Relations Commission and one member is a concurrent member of the Public Safety Commission. Each of these members serve for three years. One member is appointed by the Mayor to serve as Chair and has a term of one year but may be reappointed.
The Use of Force Review Board is responsible for reviewing the Skokie Police Department’s use of force statistics and the findings of use of force incidents, that result in complaint or injury. The Board advises the Mayor of any recommendations relating to the policies and practices of the Skokie Police Department’s uses of force.