Patrick O’Bryant – Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey’s appointment to the Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB) – has resigned from the Board following a 3-2 vote by the Tallahassee City Commission to remove fellow board member, Taylor Biro.
In an email – provided below – submitted to Tallahassee Inspector General Dennis Sutton, O’Bryant stated:
Following the City Commission’s decision to both remove Ms. Biro and to not reappoint Mr. Munroe or Mr. Gaines, it is clear the direction of the Board is moving away from the vision of cordial discourse, meaningful debate, and purposeful change which I signed up to be a part of. As such, I hereby submit my resignation from the Board to make way for a new member who may be better aligned with the Commission’s ideals for the board.
At the December 1st CPRB monthly meeting, members offered support for Biro to remain on the Board and indicated that members should resign if she is removed.
O’Bryant was recommended by Mayor John Dailey and appointed unanimously by the city commission to the CPRB on October 27, 2021.
Patrick O’Bryant Resignation E-mail