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Police Accountability Board Referendum Passes with a 3-1 margin

On Election Day 2019, residents of the City of Rochester overwhelmingly supported the referendum for a citizen Police Accountability Board.



The City Council has officially begun the recruitment period to appoint members to the Police Accountability Board. This volunteer board will be comprised of 9 City residents; four appointments will be from the City Council (one from each of the City Council Districts); four appointments will be from recommendations of the Police Accountability Board Alliance, and one appointment will be from the Mayor; all will be confirmed by the Council.


Those interested in serving on the Police Accountability Board should send their résumé and a cover letter detailing their experience and skills, as well as why they wish to serve on this Board to: Office of the City Council – Attention PAB, 30 Church Street, Room 301A, Rochester, NY 14614 or email PAB.Application@cityofrochester.gov

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