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Recent Media Coverage

CPRB Participates in "Building Relationships Between Our Communities of ​​Color and the Albany Police Department"

Community members and the police came together on Saturday, August 8, 2015 for Building Relationships Between Our Communities of Color and the Albany Police Department to address race relations in the city.

The well attended discussion is part of a continued effort to educate citizens about their rights while bringing our community closer together.

For ABC News 10 coverage, click here​.​


Editorial: Albany, po​​lice: You need to talkTimes Union http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Editorial-Albany-​police-You-need-to-talk-3597148.php

Three join review boardTimes Union http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Three-join-review-board-3101454.php

More training urged for officersTimes Union http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/More-training-urged-for-officers-6510079.php

Letter: Albany Police favor mediationTimes Union http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Letter-Albany-Police-favor-mediation-3614939.php

Civilian Cop Watch: Years of police review boards leave many wanting moreTimes Union http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Civilian-cop-watch-3946415.php



Past Media Coverage​

  • The 2015 Edwin L. Crawford Memorial Lecture focused on police-community relations and featured The Honorable Sterling Johnson Jr., U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. April 23, 2015

  • Police Review Board Members Maritza Martinez and Akosua Yeboah on WCDB's "The Weekly Current." January 26, 2015

  • More Cases to Review Board​, Times Union, Februa​​ry 3, 2009

  • Troy Woman Drops Lawsuit Related to Cavity Search, Times Union, December 2, 2008
  • Police Review Board Seeks 2 Members, Times Union, October 7, 2008
  • Prosecutors say Ravena Women Lied about Cavity Search, Times Union, July 30, 2008
  • Parolee May Contradict Woman's Story, Times Union, July 16, 2008
  • Albany Police Probe Ends on Positive Note, Times Union, July 3, 2008
  • Panel Didn't Probe Albany Police Machine Gun Issue, Times Union, July 3, 2008
  • Exclusive: State Panel Finds No Evidence of Rights Abuses by Albany Police, Times Union, July 2, 2008
  • Citizen Oversight Committee Attempts to Gain Insight from Similar Boards, Columbia Missourian, June 23, 2008
  • Police Board Rules Change, Times Union, June 17, 2008
  • Parolee to Cooperate in Search Case, Times Union, May 6, 2008
  • Parolee Clouds Probe of Police, Times Union, April 27, 2008
  • ACLU Backs Police Review Legislation in Albany, Times Union, April 21, 2008
  • Albany Police Probe Sought, Times Union, April 4, 2008
  • Albany Council Asks State Probe of Police, Times Union, April 3, 2008
  • Investigating the Police, Times Union, April 3, 2008
  • Council Moves to Boost Police Panel, Times Union, April 1, 2008
  • Complaint Filed, Metroland, March 26, 2008
  • Department of Dysfunction, Metroland, March 13, 2008
  • Albany Police Accused Again, Times Union, March 11, 2008
  • The Police, and the Law, Times Union, March 7, 2008
  • Strip Search Furor Grows, Times Union, March 6, 2008
  • Police Chief Vows Action on Complaints, The Daily Gazette, March 6, 2008
  • Outcry After Cop Abuse Claim, Times Union, March 5, 2008
  • Police 'You fit the profile', Times Union, March 2, 2008
  • Second Thoughts, Times Union, June 24, 2007
  • Police Review Board Seeks Delay in Rule Change, Times Union, June 18, 2007
  • A Career Brimming With Firsts Winds Down, Times Union, April 20, 2007
  • Who's Complaining, Metroland, March 22, 2007
  • Panel Feared Losing Power, Times Union, March 5, 2007
  • Police Review Board Seeks Changes, Times Union, March 1, 2007
  • New Federal Suit Filed Against Albany Police, Times Union, November 1, 2006
  • 'Glaring Holes' Found in Racial Profiling Case, Times Union, September 15, 2006
  • Give a Little Respect, Metroland, February 23, 2006
  • Could You Look Into This, Metroland, June 16, 2005
  • The Candidates on the Record, Metroland, May 26, 2005
  • Who's Policing the Police, Metroland, May 5, 2005
  • NAACP May Review Police, Press and Sun Bulletin, October 8, 2004
  • Police Review Panel Needs More Power, Times Union, June 7, 2004
  • Panel Chief Leaving in Frustration, Times Union, May 25, 2004
  • Here's Your Outcry, Metroland, April 29, 2005
  • Reviewing Police Review Board, Times Union, April 25, 2004
  • Outside Review Halted, Times Union, April 13, 2004
  • Council Outlines Police Issues, Times Union, March 11, 2004
  • Board Stresses Manners Matter, Times Union, March 10, 2004
  • Albany Police Chief Quitting Post, Times Union, March 5, 2004
  • Policing the Police, Times Union, February 22, 2004
  • Commander You're Fired, Metroland, February 12, 2004
  • A Little Respect, Metroland, February 12, 2004
  • Police Response Issues Raised, Times Union, February 12, 2004
  • Albany Police Officials Face Sharp Questioning, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 12, 2004
  • Oversight Board Gains Access to Cop Policies, Times Union, February 10, 2004
  • Citizen Panel Gets Response by Police, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 10, 2004
  • As Incidents Mount, Police Morale Slides, Times Union, February 9, 2004
  • Answers Please, Metroland, February 5, 2004
  • A Real Review Board, Times Union, February 5, 2004
  • Albany Police Review Panel Hears Calls for More Authority, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 4, 2004
  • Stronger Police Board Pledged, Times Union, February 4, 2004
  • Civilian Board to Probe Shooting, Times Union, January 13, 2004
  • Death and Disbelief, Metroland, January 8-14, 2004
  • After the Shooting, Times Union, January 11, 2004
  • Call for External Probe of Shooting, Times Union, January 5, 2004
  • Enhance Power of Albany's Police Review Board, Times Union, August 12, 2003
  • Watching the Police Board, Times Union, August, 4, 2003
  • Mayor Defends Review Board, Times Union, July 19, 2003
  • Citizens Board Sides with Cops in Nearly All Cases, Times Union, July 18, 2003
  • A Need for Review, Times Union, December 29, 2002
  • City of Albany Citizen's Police Review Board, LWV of Albany County, October 2002
  • Police Review Board Praised as Right Step, Times Union, May 29, 2002
  • After Further Review, Metroland, May 9-15, 2002
  • Civil Liberties Union Releases Report on Police, The Legislative Gazette, May 13, 2002
  • Police Under Review, Times Union, May 12, 2002
  • Police Review Panel Has Already Accomplished Much, Times Union, May 12, 2002
  • Albany Police Review Panel Scores Well in Two Reports, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, May 7, 2002
  • Greater Role Urged for Police Review Board, Times Union, May 7, 2002
  • Police Review Panel Looks Back and Ahead,Times Union, March 15, 2002
  • Most Citizens Pleased with Cops, Times Union, January 10, 2002
  • Openness on Police Review Board Urged, Times Union, January 8, 2002
  • Public Police Forum Eyed,Times Union, November 29, 2001
  • Open Police Review Suggested, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, November 21, 2001
  • Police Review Secrecy Debated, Times Union, November 21, 2001
  • Police Review Board Off to a Good Start, Times Union, November 19, 2001
  • Mayor Backs Public Review of Police Complaints, Times Union, September 11, 2001
  • Police Review Board Hears Its First Cases, Times Union, July 18, 2001
  • Police Review Group Inches Forward, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, June 18, 2001
  • Police to Collect Race Data in Stops, Times Union, June 8, 2001
  • Police Review Boards Set to Meet in Albany, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, June 5, 2001
  • 6 Cop Cars, Jeep, Many Questions, Times Union, May 25, 2001
  • Investigate in Albany, Times Union, May 25, 2001
  • Police Say Report Supports Stop, Times Union, May 23, 2001
  • Police Review Board Ready to Monitor Cases, Times Union, May 12, 2001
  • Albany Police Review Board Update, The Advocate, Spring 2001
  • Police Review Task Force Seeks Help, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, May 1, 2001
  • Civilian Review Board Resisted, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, April 15, 2001
  • Two Cities, Two Tracks, The Schenectady Sunday Gazette, April 15, 2001
  • Review Board Study Ahead, Times Union, April 10, 2001
  • Police Review Board Approves Bylaws, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, April 3, 2001
  • Citizens' Police Review Board Aims to Adopt Bylaws, Times Union, March 24, 2001
  • Criticism Hounds Police Oversight, Democrat and Chronicle, March 11, 2001
  • An Update on the Citizen's Review Board, LWV of Albany County, March 2001
  • Group Aims for a Better Process, Times Union, February 20, 2001
  • Schenectady Needs to Create an Effective Citizen Police Review Board, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 18, 2001
  • City Councilman Announces Police Review Board Task Force, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 7, 2001
  • Sch'dy Panel to Devise Review Board, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, February 7, 200
  • Police Board Bylaws Offered, Times Union, January 12, 2001
  • Mayor Open to Citizens' Input, Times Union, December 17, 2000
  • A Police Roadblock, Times Union, December 2, 2000
  • Police Board Starts Developing Bylaws, Times Union, December 1, 2000
  • Review Board Positions Available, Times Union, November 30, 2000
  • Police Union Takes Half Step Against Review Board, Times Union, November 18, 2000
  • Police Review Expert Encourages City Panel, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, November 11, 2000
  • Police Review Plan Seen as Model, Times Union, October 28, 2000
  • A Promising Police Panel, Times Union, October 26, 2000
  • Activists See Age Gap on Police Review Board, Times Union, October 26, 2000
  • Mayor, Council Pick 9 for Board, Times Union, October 25, 2000
  • Review Board Interviews on Tap, Times Union, September 21, 2000
  • Nearly 100 Applicants Ready for Police Panel, Times Union, September 9, 2000
  • Getting on Board, Metroland, August 24-30
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  • Police Board Needs You, Times Union, August 27, 2000
  • Minorities Sought for Police Board, Times Union, August 22, 2000
  • Review Board Can Only Help Albany, Times Union, August 13, 2000
  • Albany Seeks Nominees for Police Review Board, Times Union, August 13, 2000
  • Civilian Review Board for the Albany Police Department Proposals and League's Position, LWV of Albany County, Midsummer 2000
  • Give Police Panel a Chance, Times Union, July 19, 2000
  • Police Union Holds to Suit Threat, Times Union, July 19, 2000
  • Albany OKs Police Watchdog, Times Union, July 18, 2000
  • Yes on the Police Board, Times Union, July 17, 2000
  • Police Review Board Proposal is Right for Albany, Times Union, July 16, 2000
  • Final Proposal for Police Review, Times Union, July 16, 2000
  • A Better Plan for Police, Times Union, July 9, 2000
  • Civilian Police Review Board Plan Placed before Council, Times Union, July 7, 2000
  • Monitoring Albany Police, Times Union, July 5, 2000
  • Albany Law Will Play Role on Board, Times Union, June 30, 2000
  • Profiles in Harassment, Metroland, June 29-July 5, 2000
  • Proposed Civilian Police Board Opposed, The Journal News, June 29, 2000
  • Police Monitor Gains Approval, Times Union, June 29, 2000
  • Albany Crafting Police Review Board, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, June 27, 2000
  • Safety Panel Undecided on Board's Inquiry Role, Times Union, June 27, 2000
  • Albany Law Should Stay, Times Union, June 26, 2000
  • Review Board Role Assessed, Times Union, June 23, 2000
  • Albany Proposal for Police Panel has No Teeth, NAACP Leader Says, The Schenectady Daily Gazette, June 21, 2000
  • Public Speaks Out on Review Board, Times Union, June 21, 2000
  • Clergy Call for Powerful Review Board, Times Union, June 20, 2000
  • Jennings Backs Board Observer, Times Union, June 16, 2000
  • How to Police Police, Times Union, June 11,2000
  • Put Police Review Board members Above Politics, Times Union, June 7, 2000
  • Critics Fault Police Oversight Plan, Times Union, June 6, 2000
  • Police Civilian Review Board Involves City Contract, Times Union, June 5, 2000
  • Police-Review Proposals are About to Proliferate, Times Union, June 1, 2000
  • Public Input Needed on Police Review Board, Times Union , May 27, 2000
  • Critics Fault Plan for Cops' Review, Times Union, May 25, 2000
  • Advocacy Leader Critical of Police Review Plan, Times Union, May 9, 2000
  • Improve Police Review, The Schenectady Sunday Gazette, May 7, 2000
  • Meet the New Board - Same as the Old Board, Metroland, May 4-10, 2
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  • A Plan Both Inspired and Inspiring, Times Union, May 1, 2000
  • Police Review Progress, Times Union, April 30, 2000
  • Review Board Plan Under Fire, Times Union, April 29, 2000
  • Albany Law at Heart of Police Oversight Plan, Times Union, April 28, 2000
  • Police Oversight Board Proposed, Times Union, April 27, 2000​