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City of Rochester
Police Accountability Board
Monthly Report

Date issued: 8/1/2022
Reporting Period: 6/20/2022 – 7/31/2022
Total # of Complaints Received: 110
Prepared by: Melody Harkness, Deputy Chief of Case Management

Pursuant to Rochester City Charter Article XVIII § 18-1, “The Police Accountability Board
(PAB) is an independent office of municipal government and mechanism to investigate such
complaints of police misconduct and to review and assess Rochester Police Department (RPD)
patterns, practices, policies, and procedures. The Police Accountability Board shall ensure public
accountability and transparency over the powers exercised by sworn officers of the Rochester
Police Department…The Board shall publish on its website monthly data on the receipt and
dispositions of complaints.”

Every month, the PAB will prepare a public report for publication. The Police Accountability
Board received 130 reports of which 110 are complaints received between June 20, 2022
and July 31, 2022. We also received 20 non-actionable reports that did not allege officer
misconduct which is closed as “non-investigable” reports.

See below for the full report: