The Police Community Relations and Review Board (PCRRB) is established under Chapter 72 of the City Code and consists of seven residents appointed by the City Council for three-year terms as follows:
One member from each of the four wards appointed by each ward’s Councilmember;
Three members appointed by the whole of the City Council;
The City Council designates the Chair from among PCRRB members.
PCRRB is an independent, nonexclusive body of residents established to review complaints of alleged misconduct by members of the City of Newburgh Police Department. The goals of the Board are to improve communication between the City of Newburgh Police Department and the community, increase police accountability and credibility with the public, and create a fair and impartial complaint process.