Send a comment to the Charter Commission over the amendment to create create a new Community Safety & Violence Prevention Department

Public Safety Transformation

The City Council has proposed an amendment to the City Charter to be referred to voters in November. If approved by voters, that amendment would create a new Community Safety & Violence Prevention Department and remove the Police Department from the Charter. 

See the proposed amendment


The proposal has been referred to the Charter Commission for its review as required by state law. The deadline to submit a ballot question this year is August 21.

Learn how the Charter can be amended and view current proposals for amendments.

You may submit comments for the record on this proposal. Your comments will be included in the public record and shared with the Charter Commission.

Your data will be added to the public record.

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