City of Albuquerque
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File #: OC-22-10   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 5/16/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/6/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Appointment of Mr. Rashad Raynor to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board
Attachments: 1. OC-10



TO: All Councilors

FROM: Chris Sylvan, Neighborhood Liaison Office of Neighborhood Coordination

SUBJECT: title
Appointment of Mr. Rashad Raynor to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board

DATE: May 13, 2022

Pursuant to the provisions of ?9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff shall submit recommendations for appointments to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board. City Council staff recommends the appointment of Mr. Rashad Raynor to the Civilian Police Oversight Agency Board.

Rashad Raynor February 2, 2024
3013 Delano PL NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

If appointed, Mr. Raynor would be filling a vacancy that occurred when Board Member Richard Johnson resigned. Mr. Raynor would complete a partial term and would be eligible for re-appointment for another three-year term.
Mr. Raynor is currently employed at Sandia National Laboratories as an electrical engineer. Like most engineers, he has a strong analytical and detailed mind which he feels will be a valuable asset to this board. The primary reason Mr. Raynor is seeking to serve on this Board is because he believes this type of service to our community will have a healing effect on all of us who live here. His desire to serve on the CPOA Board has its roots in a desire to provide a safer environment for his children, but he feels that it is something that he wants to see for everyone, and we should not have to wait until some distant time in the future to realize this dream. He believes that ethical policing is in critical need, and the partnership between citizens and law enforcement is a way of bringing about real change in law enforcement. It is his hope that the CPOA Board can bridge that gap and be an impartial judge that tries to find the truth that lies somewhere in the middle.
Mr. Raynor's ideas regarding a successfully functioning Board are furth...

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