Police Review & Advisory Board

Authority: 
Chapter 2.74 of the Cambridge Municipal Code.

Purpose: 
The Police Review & Advisory Board was established by City Ordinance in 1984 to:
• Provide for citizen participation in reviewing Police Department policies, practices, and procedures;
• Provide a prompt, impartial and fair investigation of complaints brought by individuals against members of the Cambridge Police Department; 
• Develop programs and strategies to promote positive police/community relations and to provide opportunities for expanded discussions, improved understanding, and innovative ways of resolving differences.
The Board consists of five civilians who are representative the City's racial, social and economic composition.

Membership: 
5 members

Term: 
5 years

Contact: 
Police Review & Advisory Board, 617-349-6155

Board Members:
Mertin Betts, Chair
Ann Coyne
Alexandra Detjens Donovan
Laurance Kimbrough
Lucy Murray-Brown

For information, visit the PRAB Website

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

City Department Directory

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager