Police Accountability Board

Overview

Through the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021 – Police Discipline and Law Enforcement Programs and Procedures, which was enacted by the Maryland General Assembly on April 10, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is required to establish a Police Accountability Board (PAB) and an Administrative Charging Committee (ACC). 

Calvert County Government will seek public input on the creation of a Calvert County PAB. Calvert County Government is focused on attaining a balanced representation of diverse backgrounds and experiences to execute those powers and duties. 

Process

  1. May 2021: Process begins.
  2. August 2021: Staff will conduct public outreach and begin accepting public comments on the draft resolution.

  3. Fall 2021: Advertise for membership and determine PAB FY23 budget.
  4. Winter 2022: Appoint membership.
  5. Winter 2022: Conduct first PAB meeting. 

Public Comment and Input - First Round

Comments for the first draft closed on October 17, 2021. Comments will reopen once a revised draft is published.

View the DRAFT Police Accountability Board Resolution (PDF)