KPD Seeks Accountability Director

KPD Chief Paul Noel

Chief Paul Noel is asking City Council to create an executive-level position to oversee cultural change within the police department.

Formalizing Oversight

Paul Noel and Tiffany Davidson

KPD and PARC reach an agreement that allows greater access to information for the city’s law enforcement advisory board.

PARC to KPD: Improve Race Relations

The oversight committee’s chair wants to see firm proposals from KPD on how to build bridges to the city’s African-American community.

Police and Policing the Police

Amid tensions over law enforcement, the city’s Police Advisory & Review Committee discusses changes already made and proposals for reform.

Monitoring the Force

Police cruiser with lights on

The Police Advisory & Review Committee reports that citizen complaints about KPD often focus on officer behavior.

PARC Could Keep Its Teeth

The Senate Judiciary Committee agreed to a compromise that allows police oversight committees to go through the courts to use subpoena powers.