Ferguson’s Civilian Review Board holds first meeting

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FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Sunday was the first meeting of the Ferguson Civilian Review Board.

In April, the Ferguson City Council passed an ordinance establishing civilian oversight of the Ferguson Police Department.

The board has 9 members, 2 from each ward, and 3 at-large members.

The board's first meeting was held at Emmaus Chapel on Highmont.

Six sessions are being held to educate the public on the purpose of the civilian review board and to encourage citizens to get involved.