FILING AN INDIVIDUAL COMPLAINT WITH THE POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION (PRC)

The PRC investigates complaints alleging misconduct by sworn members of the Berkeley Police Department. To file a formal complaint, you must complete and submit the PRC Complaint Form to the PRC Office. To obtain and file the form:

Request Complaint Form Be Mailed
Contact the PRC Office to request the form.
Mail, email, fax, or bring the completed form to the PRC Office.

OR

Download Complaint Form
Print a copy of the form using the following link: Complaint Form
Mail, email, fax, or bring the completed form to the PRC Office.

Address and hours:
Police Review Commission
1947 Center Street, 1st Floor
Berkeley, CA  94704
Telephone: (510) 981-4950
Email: prc@cityofberkeley.info
Fax: (510) 981-4955
Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Be sure to read the following important information:
     --Individual Complaint Process
     --What to Expect at Community Mediation information

Documentos en Espanol
    
--Formulario de Denuncia
     --Procedimiento de Denuncia de la Comision de Revision de la Policia (PRC)
     --Mediacion Comunitaria (SEEDS)
     --Informacion de Mediacion Comunitaria (SEEDS)

Usted puede remitir/enviar el Formulario de Denuncia, despues de completar y firmar, a la oficina de PRC:
1947 Center Street, 1er piso, Berkeley, CA  94704.


Note:  These forms are in pdf format.  To read pdf applications, download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free at www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html                        

Representation

You may represent yourself or obtain a representative, but one is not required. The groups on this page may be helpful and provide assistance and referrals.

Complainant's Responsibilities

As a complainant, you have certain responsibilities.

Procedure