Community Police Review Board


The Community Police Review Board (CPRB) is an independent body that handles complaints of misconduct of Albany Police Department officers. Its goals are to improve communication between the City of Albany Police Department and the community, to increase police accountability and credibility with the public, and to create a complaint review process that is free from bias and informed of actual police practices.

2021 Meeting Dates
January 14April 8July 8October 14
February 11May 13August 12November 11
March 11June 10September 9December 9


The CPRB consists of nine members who must be City of Albany residents. The Common Council appoints five members and the Mayor appoints four. All members of the Board serve three-year terms.

  • Paul Collins-Hackett (10/26/2023)
  • Veneilya Harden, Secretary (10/26/21)
  • Larry Becker, Esq. (10/16/19)
  • Rev. Dr. Victor L. Collier (10/26/2018)
  • Matthew C. Ingram, JD, PhD (10/26/21)
  • Nairobi Vives (10/26/23)
  • Zach Garafalo (10/26/22)

To download a complaint form click one of the links below:


Albany General City Code Chapter 42 Part 33 Article XLIV Sections 42-332 to 42-352

Contact Information

Albany Community Police Review Board
Government Law Center at Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-3494
(518) 445-2329