Civilian Complaint Review Board
The Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) - New York City?s independent police oversight agency - is empowered to receive, investigate, make findings, prosecute and recommend action on complaints against New York City police officers that allege the use of excessive force, abuse of authority, discourtesy or offensive language. The Board?s investigations are conducted in an impartial fashion by the Board?s investigative staff, which is comprised entirely of civilian employees. The CCRB receives and investigates approximately 5,000 complaints each year. Additional information concerning the CCRB is available at www.nyc.gov/ccrb.The CCRB?s Administrative Prosecution Unit (APU) is empowered to prosecute members of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) for disciplinary matters where the CCRB has recommended the filing of charges and specifications. The CCRB is the first civilian oversight agency in the United States to have prosecutorial power and its core goal is to increase public confidence in the civilian oversight of the NYPD. The APU is headed by a Chief Prosecutor and a Deputy Chief Prosecutor and staffed with ten prosecutors. Paralegals will report directly to the APU's Deputy Chief.Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: ? Assist attorneys in all aspects of trials.? Compile and analyze documents.? Prepare electronic and paper discovery.? Redact audio recordings and documents.? Order and proofread transcripts.? Proofread written communications.? Act as a liaison among internal departments and outside agencies.? Order outstanding paperwork.? Assist in gathering evidence.? Communicate with witnesses and assist in witness preparation.? Assist in the preparation and filing of all court documents.? Coordinate trial set-up and logistics.? Enter case information into the APU Application.? Keep attorney calendars.? Deliver and pick up items from the New York City Police Department and other locations.? Assist attorneys? with field work.? Prepare trial exhibits and binders.? Attend disciplinary trials/hearings.
Minimum Qual Requirements
Qualification Requirements 1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or 2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to 1 above.
? Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice or Paralegal Studies; or? Baccalaureate Degree and A.B.A. approved certificate in Paralegal Studies; or equivalent in education and experience.? Strong inter-personal and organizational skills.? Personal character, integrity, judgment and maturity.? Excellent oral and written communication skills. ? Fluency in foreign languages, particularly Spanish.
For City employees, apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under recruiting activitiesSearch for Job ID#: 319237For all other applicants, go to www.nyc.gov\careers\searchSearch for Job ID#: 319237NO PHONE CALLS PLEASEONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTEDTHE CITY OF NEW YORK AND THE CCRB ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Civilian Complaint Review Board
Website : http://www.nyc.gov