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Police Review Commission
Police Review Commission

Welcome to the Police Review Commission
An Independent Civilian Review Agency

The PRC was created by Berkeley voters in 1973 to provide independent civilian oversight of the Berkeley Police Department. The PRC advises the City Council, Mayor, and City Manager on the policies, practices, and procedures of the BPD, and investigates complaints of police officer misconduct. More information about the PRC can be found at

To reach the Berkeley Police Review Commission:

Call [ektdesignns_placeholder_ID0EEB]  or email

The Berkeley Police Review Commission (PRC) is an independent body appointed by the City Council. The PRC reviews Police Department policies, practices and procedures, and investigates citizen complaints against Police Department sworn personnel.

For additional information, see the PRC brochures (click below)
                                       * PRC General Brochure
                                       * PRC Complaint Process

If you are interested in becoming a Commissioner, click here for information and to download the application.


Police Review Commissioners and Appointing Officials

  Police Review Commissioner

 Appointing Official

George Lippman (Chair)

Kate Harrison  (4)
Gwen Allamby (Vice-Chair) Councilmember Benjamen Bartlett (3)

Clarence Ford 

Mayor Jesse Arreguin
Sahana Matthews Councilmember Kriss Worthington (7)
George Perezvelez

Councilmember Lori Droste (8)

Andrea Prichett

Councilmember Cheryl Davila (2)

Terry Roberts

Councilmember Susan Wengraf (6)

Ari Yampolsky

Councilmember Sophie Hahn (5)

Michael Sherman

Councilmember Linda Maio (1)


Katherine J.  Lee - Police Review Commission Officer
Byron Norris - PRC Investigator
Maritza Martinez - Administrative Support

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Police Review Commission, 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-4950
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
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