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Office of the Director of Police Accountability
Office of the Director of Police Accountability

Charter Amendment (Measure II)

Enabling Legislation 
The Police Accountability Board and Director of Police Accountability were created by an amendment to the City Charter, approved by Berkeley voters in November 2020 as ballot Measure II:

City Charter Article XVIII Section 125

Related Legislation
Operational Date. In July 2020, the City Council directed that the functions of the Board and the appointment of an interim Director of Police Accountability occur no later than July 1, 2021, contingent on the passage of Measure II in November 2020. This expedited the provisions of the Charter amendment having the Police Review Commission continue in existence until all functions were transferred to the Police Accountability Board, but no later than January 3, 2022.

Resolution No. 69,531 N.S 

Leaves of Absence and Alternate Commissioner
The City Council amended the Berkeley Municipal Code to provide for leaves of absence for Police Accountability Board members and to provide for a designated Council-approved alternate to serve when a regular member is on a leave of absence.

March 30, 2021 Consent Calendar Item

Ordinance No. 7,757 – N.S.

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