Community Police Oversight Commission

Meeting Information

Date: 1st Thursday of every month
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Teleconference: join via Zoom
Media:  Archived Audio & Video Recordings
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Contact Information

Staff Rep: Amanda Fowler
Phone: (626) 744-7888
Mailing Address: City Attorney's Office
100 N. Garfield Ave., Room N-210
Pasadena, CA 91101

Commission Members

Name Nominating Authority Term Expires
Phillip J. Argento Mayor 6/30/23
Esprit Loren Jones District 1 6/30/24
Noemi Emeric-Ford District 2 6/30/24
Donald R. Matthews District 3 6/30/23
Barbara Stacy District 4 6/30/24
Raul Ibanez, Chair District 5 6/30/23
Paula Verrette, M.D. District 6 6/30/24
Lawrence Lurvey District 7 6/30/23
Alexis Abernethy Community Based Organization 6/30/25
Florence Annang Community Based Organization 6/30/25
Juliana Serrano Community Based Organization 6/30/25


11 members, with each City Councilmember nominating one (for a total of eight), and three members nominated from community-based organizations. Further information about the qualifications and duties of commissioners can be found at Pasadena Municipal Code, Chapter 2.60.


The purpose of the Community Police Oversight Commission is to enhance, develop, and strengthen community-police relations, and review and make recommendations regarding the ongoing operations of the police department to the chief of police, city manager, and/or city council.

Terms of Office

Initial members to the Commission have been appointed to terms of one, two, and three years, respectively.  After that, a member's term is three years.  A member shall continue in office for their term until his/her successor is appointed.  No member who has served 2 consecutive terms shall be eligible for reappointment to the commission prior to the passage of a two-year interval.

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