Category: Local

Sep 06

Chief’s Advisory Board Meeting August 2017

The Chief’s Monthly Advisory Board Meeting (CAB) was held at Fresno City Hall on August 31st. Notes regarding the meeting were made by CCCJC member Rebeca Rangel and are posted here for review. CABaug2017 Any comments or suggestions are eagerly sought by the CCCJC.

Jan 28

Fresno PD Low Moral Problem

In a recent article in the Fresno BEE Newspaper, the editor referred to a moral problem within the Fresno Police Department.   Read the full article here.

Aug 07

New OIR Auditor Appointed

The Office of Independent Review (OIR) is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Scharman (Salt Lake City Police, Retired) as Director of Internal Audits effective May 15, 2015. The recommendation to add this position to the OIR was included in recommendations that were put forth in the first quarter 2015 report as quoted below: …

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Jan 22

Fresno Police Auditor Supports Body Cameras

The following article in the Fresno Bee reports that Fresno police auditor Rick Rasmussen supports body cameras worn by police. Click on the Picture to read the article.

Oct 19

Fresno Mental Health Board has Numerous Openings

How to apply to get on the Mental Health Board for Fresno County 1.¬†Go to Fresno County Mental Health Board website, scroll down to, application to mental health board and the supplemental Form to Accompany the Application and fill out both. 2. Then go the Board of Supervisors office on 2281 Tulare Street (Tulare and …

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Jun 19

An Open Letter to Mayor Ashley Swearengin

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE June 19, 2014 Mayor Ashley Swearengin 2600 Fresno St. Fresno CA 93721 Dear Mayor Swearengin: The Office of Independent Review (OIR), managed by Rick Rasmussen, has shown via its quarterly reports steady improvements in Fresno Police Department behavior. Improvements include fewer police shots being fired, a reduction in citizen complaints, …

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