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Jered Croom
Executive Director
[email protected]
865-215-3869
Josie Russell
Community Manager
[email protected]
865-215-3966



HOW TO FILE A COMPLAINT
Complaints can be made by any person who is a victim, a witness, or who has knowledge of alleged police misconduct. A complaint may be filed by telephone, online, and/or in person by scheduling an appointment with the PARC Community Manager at 865-215-3869. Another method is to write to: Jered Croom, Executive Director, Police Advisory & Review Committee P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville, TN 37901.

Questions? Check our How to File a Complaint & FAQs.

File a Community Complaint Online 
File an Anonymous Complaint Online
 
NEXT MEETING
1st Quarter 2024 meeting is set for April 25, 2024 in the Small Assembly Room at the City County Building, 400 Main St.
Cases reviewed in October, November and December are on the agenda.

View April 25, 2024 Meeting Files [PDF]


PUBLIC FORUM

Please use this form to signup to speak during the public forum portion of the PARC meeting. Confirmed speakers will receive a confirmation email from PARC. Community members may also sign up in person the day of the meeting between 5:30-6:00 p.m.
For any issues or questions regarding Public Forum, please contact Josie Russell at 865-215-3966 or [email protected]
ALL SPEAKERS HAVE 5 MINUTES
 
POLICE DISTRICT COMMANDERS FORUM
The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) will hold their West District Commander Forum on Wednesday, May 8, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Ave.



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MISSION

The mission of the Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC) is to provide community members of the City of Knoxville a civilian oversight committee that audits the discipline process, policies, and procedures of the Knoxville Police Department (KPD).


PURPOSE

The purpose of PARC is to strengthen the relationship between community members of the City of Knoxville and the Knoxville Police Department, by providing a timely, fair, and an objective review of community complaints.

PARC also assists community members in navigating the investigative process after filing a complaint with KPD. 

PARC/KPD Operating Agreement 


MEETINGS SCHEDULE

PARC meets quarterly at 6 p.m.  Locations vary per meeting.  Please call the Police Advisory & Review Committee Office at 865-215-3869 for the next meeting date and location or check the City's Event Calendar.


APPOINTMENT OF PARC MEMBERS

This committee consists of seven members and all must possess a reputation for fairness, integrity, responsibility, and demonstrate an active interest in public affairs and service. Members must also be registered voters in the City of Knoxville and not be a current employee of any governmental body except those employed in the field of education. 

Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council. Terms are for a three-year period. Members cannot serve more than two consecutive terms.



COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Click here to view current committee membership and to check for opportunities to serve on this committee.