History of the Police Accountability Board

Police Accountability Board Process

  1. May 2021: Process began.
  2. August 2021: Staff conducted public outreach and began accepting public comments on the draft resolution.

  3. February 2022: Adopted final resolution. Management of the PAB and ACC implementation moved to the Department of Human Resources. 
  4. March 2022: Advertised for membership and determined PAB FY23 budget. BOCC approved two Human Resources staff positions to provide support to the PAB and ACC. 
  5. April 2022: Staff reviewed applications for minimum qualifications. Citizen review committee was formed to evaluate applications and provide recommendations to the BOCC, comprised of one representative each from the Calvert County Fraternal Order of Police, Calvert County NAACP, Calvert County Republican Central Committee and Calvert County Democratic Central Committee.
  6. May 2022: Citizen review committee evaluated and rated applications.
  7. June 2022: BOCC received applications with citizen review committee recommendations in early June.
    • BOCC approved FY23 budget.
    • BOCC voted to appoint PAB members. 
  8. July 1, 2022: State of Maryland deadline for implementation.
  9. Summer 2022: Conduct first PAB meeting. 

Public Comment and Input

  1. First Round
  2. Second Round
  3. Public Hearing

Public Comment and Input - First Round

Comments for the first draft closed on Oct. 17, 2021. The comments received were documented and are viewable at the links below. 

View the October 2021 Draft Police Accountability Board Resolution (PDF)

PAB Facebook comments
Oct. 12, 2021 Town Hall comments
First-round public comments
First-round survey results