Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force

On June 30, 2020, Richmond City Council heard Item I-1 to direct staff to prepare a plan to transition from Richmond's current "community policing" model to a plan conducive to the reduced police force and return to Council with the preferred policing model and a plan for implementation by the end of Fiscal Year 2020/2021. Following discussion on the item, the City Council directed staff to “create a transition accountability task force composed by members of the public, including community organizations, individuals who were impacted by law enforcement, and law enforcement.”

City Council appointed twenty-one (21) members to the Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force on October 6, 2020. View the list of all Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force members.

Community Conversations

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The Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force presents Community Conversations to update the community on the status of implementation of the new programs approved by the City Council as recommended by the Task Force.

Topics and dates include:

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: YouthWorks 
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Unhoused Interventions 
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Community Crisis Response Team
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Office of Neighborhood Safety

Each Community Conversation can be accessed by the same Zoom meeting link:
Or One tap mobile:
    US: +13462487799,,86844995369#  or +17207072699,,86844995369#
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 720 707 2699  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592
Webinar ID: 868 4499 5369
    International numbers available:

Meeting Information & Documents

Full Meeting Schedule

Task Force Meetings
As of July 2021, the Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force general standing meetings will take place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

All meetings will be held via Zoom at the following:

Webinar ID: 995 9889 6210


Meeting Agendas
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Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Presentations, Community Round Table Transcripts & Other Informational Documents or Reports
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Meeting Video Recordings (Zoom)
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Request a Presentation from the Task Force

Interested in a presentation from members of the Reimagining Public Safety Community Task Force? Submit a request and a staff liaison will help coordinate: Presentation Request Form

City Council Ad-Hoc Community Conversation Series

Learn more about the Community Conversation Series, watch the recording on YouTube, and download/read the questions from the event: Community Conversation