Administrative Charging Committee
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.