Administrative Charging Committee

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 a committee 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, socioeconomic 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. 

Members may be reimbursed for expenses and compensated as determined by the Ordinance of Estimates or other supplementary appropriation legislation.