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Mission:
Provides for community participation in setting Police Department policies, practices, and procedures.  Provides a means for investigation of complaints against the Police Department.  All terms shall be for two years, ending November 30th of even-numbered years.  No limit to number of terms served.  No officer or employee of the City shall be appointed to the Commission.
 
Meetings:
South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis Street
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Please check the community calendar to verify.
 
Contact:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

PRC Secretary
Katherine J. Lee
Office of the City Manager
(510) 981-4960
E-mail: PRC@CityofBerkeley.info 

Mailing Address:   
Katherine J. Lee   
Police Review  Commission   
1947 Center Street, 1st Floor   
Berkeley, CA 94704   


 Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 3.32 (1973), Ordinance No. 4,644-N.S. (Initiative)

Additional Information:
Visit the Police Review Commission website: http://www.cityofberkeley.info/DepartmentHome.aspx?id=10184 

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2021 PRC Regular Meetings
Agendas      Minutes   Packets    Supp Materials
01-13-21   01-13-21 *
*Supplemental Materials:
.Agenda Item 9.a. Prioritized Dispatch Presentation Jan 2021
.Agenda Item #9.c. email from John Lindsay-Poland.  
.News article re Oakland cops who endorsed Capitol takeover.
.PRC Complaint Deadlines Report

PRC Special Meetings
Agendas Minutes  Packets Handouts
 

 PRC Subcommittee Meetings 

*Warrant Service Policy

Agendas Packets Supp. Materials
01-14-21 * **
 *Packet (separated)
.Minutes (excerpted) of Oct. 14, 2020 PRC meeting establishing subcommittee.
.Policies: 606 (draft), G.O. S-6, G.O. W-4.
.Background materials from Comm. Ramsey.

*Full packet

**Supplemental Materials
.Background materials from Chief Greenwood.
.Policy 607 (draft).
.G.O. D-04.


*Police Acquisition & Use of Controlled Equipment Ordinance

Agendas Packets Handouts
     

* MOU Compendium

Agendas
 

* Lexipol Policies  

Agendas
 

Use of Force Policy

Agendas                         Packet / Handouts 
   

Boards of Inquiry (hearings) 2021

Agendas
 
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