Citizens' Panel for Review of Police Complaints and Use of Force

The panel reviews all police shootings and police incidents when direct physical force by the police results in serious physical injury or death. The panel also reviews the findings of the department's investigation of unsustained, unfounded or exonerated citizen complaints, when that citizen requests a review of the Police Departments findings.

Meeting Minutes
2019 Citizens' Panel for Review of Police Complaints and Use of Force Minutes
2018 Citizens' Panel for Review of Police Complaints and Use of Force Minutes

These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find Feature”. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.


The panel acts in an advisory capacity to the Chief of Police. The panel may also make recommendations concerning training programs, revisions of policies or procedures, commendable actions, preventative or corrective measures except for employee discipline and community concerns regarding police action and procedures. Applicants must be residents of the City, have no felony conviction or convictions for misdemeanors involving moral turpitude and must complete a criminal history check. Must have completed the Chandler Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy or must complete it within one year of appointment.

Meetings are held as needed.
Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2180.

Requirements: This panel consists of fifteen (15) citizen members and six (6) police department members.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.

Civilian Members (15) Term Expires Date Appointed
Shadow Asgari 05-01-2020 09-24-2015
Jon Beydler 05-01-2020 12-11-2014
Larry Webb 05-01-2020 12-10-2015
William Wallace 05-01-2020 05-24-2018
Aaron Harris Sr. 05-01-2020 02-26-2015
Sandra Woods 05-01-2021 04-28-2011
Betty McGee 05-01-2021 10-19-2017
Alex Gernert 05-01-2021 04-12-2018
Holly Mesnard 05-01-2021 12-08-2016
Lisa Pennington-Askey 05-01-2022 05-25-2013
Laurie Fagen 05-01-2022 04-11-2019
Sarah Zamora 05-01-2022 10-13-2016
Francis Slate 05-01-2022 12-10-2015
Damian Nichols 05-01-2022 10-13-2016
Bill Herron 05-01-2022 09-26-2013
Police Members (6)    
Commander Philip Graham    
Sergeant Daniel Greene    
Officer Scott Williams    
Commander Michael Heikes (Alternate)    
Officer Greg Thudium (Alternate)    
Sergeant Michael Prendergast (Alternate)    

Staff Liaison
Luke Tasker
PSS Admin Assistant/Internal Affairs



Established 05-25-2000 Ordinance No. 3135

Bylaws (adopted 01-05-2016)

If you have any questions call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.