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.

2022 Meeting Dates
January 13April 14July 14October 13
February 10May 12August 11November 10
March 10June 9September 8December 8


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 (10/26/2021)
  • Victor Person (10/26/2022)
  • John Levendosky (10/26/2024)
  • Matthew C. Ingram, JD, PhD (10/26/2021)
  • Nairobi Vives (10/26/2023)
  • Zach Garafalo (10/26/2022)
  • Kevin Cannizzaro (10/31/2023)

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