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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Caroline County Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee


Caroline County Administrative Charging Committee 

The Caroline County Police Accountability Board is looking for a new member to appoint to the Caroline County Administrative Charging Committee (ACC). 

The ACC shall:  

  • Before serving as a member of the Administrative Charging Committee, an individual shall receive training on matters relating to police procedures from the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission.  
    • 6852 4th Street, Skyesville, MD 21784 
  • Training will consist of 5 consecutive 8-hour days (Monday through Friday). ACC Members may not miss any time during this training period. 
  • Meet not less than once per month, and additionally as needed;  
  • Adopt rules of procedure and conduct for hearings that provide procedural and substantive due process, which may be amended from time to time as a majority of the ACC may deem necessary and appropriate;  
  • Review the findings of a Law Enforce Agencies investigation conducted and forwarded to the ACC in accordance with State law;  
  • Make a determination that the police officer who is subject to investigation shall be: Administratively charged; or Not administratively charged;  
    • If the police officer is charged, recommend discipline in accordance with the LEA’s disciplinary matrix established in accordance with Md. Ann. Code, Public Safety Art., §3–105 and §3–106;  
  • Review any body camera or other video footage that may be relevant to the matters covered in the complaint of misconduct;  
  • Authorize a police officer called to appear before the ACC to be accompanied by a representative;  
  •  Issue a written opinion that describes in detail its findings, determinations, and recommendations;  
  •  Forward the written opinion to the chief of the LEA, the police officer, and the complainant.  

Applicants should fill out a statement of interest on the County Government website or send a resume and a brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the Board to Kim Raeder either by email to or by mail to: Caroline County Office of Law, 411 Franklin Street, Denton, MD 21629, Attn: Kim Raeder PAB/ACC Administrator.

Below is the Resolution for the Police Accountability Board 


Police Accountability Board Complaint Form

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