Any person may make a complaint about police conduct directly to the Brookline Police Department, or to the Select Board. To complain directly to the Police Department, use the Police Dept. Civilian Complaints Page. Alternatively anyone may make such a complaint through the Police Commissioners Advisory Committee, by filling out this form and submitting it here. When the PCAC receives a complaint, it reviews the complaint and transmits it to both the Police Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility and the Select Board, along with any observations or recommendations of the PCAC. Sarah Kaplan, the PCAC’s Liaison to the Diversity Office, is available to assist a complainant with the complaint process at [email protected].
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