Administrative Charging Committee

Administrative Charging Committee

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The duties of the Administrative Charging Committee are as follows:

  • Review the findings of each law enforcement agency's investigation forwarded to the ACC
  • Review relevant body-worn camera footage
  • Authorize a police officer to appear before the committee accompanied by a representative to give testimony
  • Determine whether a police officer should be administratively charged
  • Recommend discipline
  • Issue written findings and provide them to the head of the relevant law enforcement agency

The Administrative Charging Committee is comprised of five members.

  • One member is to be the Chair of the Police Accountability Board
  • Two members are civilians appointed by the Police Accountability Board
  • Two members are civilians appointed by the Mayor

Membership of the Board should reflect the racial, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, social-economic, and cultural diversity of Baltimore City. 

Members must be residents of Baltimore City.

Members will serve three-year terms and may serve up to two consecutive terms. 

Time Commitment: It is anticipated that the Administrative Charging Committee will meet for one full day (8:30 am-4:30 pm) each week in order to review all complaints and investigations sufficiently. Members will also be required to attend an initial week-long training in preparation for their service on the Committee.

Members will be compensated for their time.