Police Accountability Board
2022 PAB Meeting Agendas
In accordance with the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021, Prince George’s County announces a new complaint process for filing complaints of misconduct against law enforcement officers employed in the County. This includes the Prince George’s County Police Department, the Office of the Sheriff for Prince George’s County, and municipal police departments located in the County. This complaint process is effective as of July 1, 2022.
WHO CAN FILE A COMPLAINT
- An alleged victim of police misconduct;
- Any individual having personal knowledge of alleged police misconduct;
- Any person filing the complaint on behalf of either person described above; or
- A person who is in possession of or has access to a video or audio recording that captures the alleged police misconduct.
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE COMPLAINT
All complaints of police misconduct filed with the PAB must include the following information:
- The name of the officer(s) accused of alleged misconduct;
- A description of the facts on which the complaint is based; and
- Contact information of the complainant or a person filing on behalf of the complainant for investigative follow-up.
- You may also include any documentation, video or audio recordings, or other materials that may constitute potential evidence related the complaint.
WHERE TO FILE THE COMPLAINT
- A complaint may be completed electronically on the PAB’s webpage. Please download or print a copy of your completed Complaint Form and email firstname.lastname@example.org.,
- Fax to 301-883-2655, or
- Mail to 9200 Basil Court, Suite 406, Largo, Maryland 20774
For assistance or to request that a complaint form be sent to you via mail or email, please call the PAB on 301-883-5042.
The PAB will forward your complaint of police misconduct to the appropriate law enforcement agency within 3 days after receipt by the PAB. You will receive a follow-up from the appropriate law enforcement agency conducting the investigation.
WITHDRAWING THE COMPLAINT
You may withdraw a complaint of misconduct, in writing, up to the time the complaint has been transferred to the appropriate law enforcement agency for review. If you want to withdraw the complaint after it has been transferred, you must contact the law enforcement agency department directly to make that request.
Police Accountability Board Members
(As of November 2, 2022)
- Kelvin D. Davall - Chair
- Shelia F. Bryant
- Dr. Andrea Coleman
- Keenon James
- Lafayette D. Melton
- Earl O’Neal
- Marsha A. Ridley
- Carlo Sanchez
- Tamika Springs
- Daniel C. Vergamini