The Police Accountability Board Responds to NYS Appellate Court Decision

The Police Accountability Board is disappointed with the decision by the New York State Appellate Court to remove the agency’s disciplinary power. While the ruling is impactful to civilian oversight, the PAB remains committed to conducting rigorous, unbiased investigations into allegations of police misconduct. The agency will continue to recommend appropriate actions and disciplinary measures […]

Meet Your Police Accountability Board

A brief introduction to our volunteer Board Members. The Police Accountability Board is comprised of dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds, who serve as a vital bridge between the Rochester community and change. Since June 2022, the PAB has been able to welcome five new volunteer board members who are all committed to the work of […]

Letter from the Executive Director

By Sherry Walker-Cowart, Interim Executive director of the Police Accountability Board The Police Accountability Board of Rochester (PAB) has marked one year since opening for investigations in June of 2022. In that time, the PAB has been able to share many accomplishments with the community including the launch of two major Policy & Oversight investigations, […]