The Community Outreach Unit informs and educates the public about:

  • The structure and authority of the CCRB
  • Civilian rights and responsibilities during police encounters such as question-stop-and-frisk
  • De-escalation
  • How to file a complaint
  • The investigation and mediation process

The outreach director and her team make presentations throughout NYC’s five boroughs to a wide variety of groups, including:

  • High schools and colleges
  • Public libraries
  • Tenant associations
  • Advocacy organizations
  • Community groups
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Religious organizations
  • Community board meetings
  • Precinct council meetings
  • LGBTQ-related groups