The City and County of Denver offers a number of free mediation programs to its employees, law enforcement, and members of the public. Please review the following programs, and choose which best fits your particular situation.
The Office of the Independent Monitor’s Community/Police Mediation Program allows community members to address certain complaints about police conduct by discussing them one-on-one with the officer (with the help of a neutral mediator). If you have filed a complaint against a police officer or deputy sheriff in Denver and would like more information about the Office of the Independent Monitor’s Community-Police Complaint Mediation Program, please click here.
If any City and County of Denver employee or supervisor/manager has a work-related issue, outside mediation may be requested. Mediation is a free, efficient, and effective means to resolve all sorts of workplace and personality conflicts —taking only a few hours of your time to create a more comfortable work environment. Mediations are conducted by a neutral and experienced outside contractor, and are both free and confidential. If you would like to initiate mediation with a coworker, please click here.
Having conflict with your neighbor? So many times we’re not sure where to turn or what to do when our quality of life is impacted. The City provides an independent, objective and professional mediation and conflict resolution resource to help you resolve conflict within your neighborhood. Common issues that are mediated include barking dogs, parked cars, landscaping, businesses impacting a neighborhood and noise complaints. All you’ve got to do is click here!
Mediation is a voluntary and confidential process in which a professional mediator not employed by the City and County of Denver assists employees in conflict to reach a mutually acceptable resolution. Any employee, supervisor, manager, or appointing authority may submit a request for mediation as a way to resolve a work-related dispute with another employee, supervisor, or manager.
Disclaimer: This video is for basic information regarding the mediation process. Consulting Dr. Klowait is not affiliated with the City & County of Denver.
Free mediation services for city employees are provided by Community Mediation Concepts, an independent nonprofit organization, under contract with the City and County of Denver. Please contact Steve (Steve@FindSolutions.org).