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Citizens Police Oversight Commission

Striving for accountability, transparency, and equity through civilian oversight of the Philadelphia Police Department.

Citizens Police Oversight Commission

What we do

Notice: The Police Advisory Commission is currently transitioning into the Citizens Police Oversight Commission (CPOC). The content on this page is subject to change in the coming months.

The mission of the Citizens Police Oversight Commission (CPOC) is to serve the community by helping to improve the relationship between the police and the community.

Through our work we:

  • Analyze the policies, practices, and customs of the Philadelphia Police Department.
  • Review police department policies and procedures.
  • Hold public meetings to discuss issues around police matters.

We provide recommendations on how to improve the police department with the mayor, city managing director, and police commissioner.

CPOC is a member of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). For more information about police oversight around the U.S., visit NACOLE.


1515 Arch St.
11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Our programs


  • Dec
    CPOC December Town Hall
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    CPOC December Town Hall

    December 20, 2022
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, 2 hours