Community Police Review Board

Overview

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.

Meetings

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

Members

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.

  • VACANT
  • 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)
  • VACANCY

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

Law

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