Investigating Complaints

The Civilian Review Board investigates complaints of abusive language, excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment, and harassment made by members of the public against officers of a law enforcement agency.

The Civilian Review Board handles complaints against the following law enforcement units:

  • Baltimore City Police Department
  • Baltimore City School Police
  • Baltimore City Sheriff's Office
  • Baltimore Watershed Police/ Environmental Police
  • Baltimore City Community College Police
  • Morgan State University Police

If you would like to read more about the Civilian Review Board's process for complaints, you can do so on the Complaint Procedure page. 

If you would like to begin the process of filing a complaint online, please visit the Online Complaint Notification page. You can also download the PDF version of the complaint form by clicking one of the links below.

PDF icon Unified Complaint Form_2020-12-30 - Fillable.pdf

PDF icon Unified Complaint Form SPANISH_2021-01-19.pdf