About the Office of Integrity Compliance, and Police Accountability
"The mission of the Office of Integrity, Compliance, and Police Accountability ("OICPA") is to provide strong, independent, and effective non-partisan civilian oversight to the Prince George's County Police Department (PGPD) in order to detect, deter, and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, and misconduct regarding PGPD's programs, operations, and personnel; to investigate and analyze trends, policies, procedures, practices, training and equipment recommendations to PGPD to improve service, accountability, and policing generally; and to engage in collaborative initiatives with PGPD and other stakeholders that promote systemic advancements to increase the levels of trust between law enforcement and communities they serve."
"To be deemed as the model agency for police oversight and accountability at the local, state, and national level and to ensure the highest standards of professionalism, safety, and leadership are displayed within the Prince George's County Police Department as they serve and interact with the citizens and visitors of Prince George's County."
Inspector General/Director, Office of Integrity and Compliance
The Inspector General/Director of the OICPA directs operations and manages the staff of the OICPA to accomplish its overall mission. In addition, with the passage of the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021 ("the Act"), the Inspector General/OICPA Director has additional oversight responsibilities for two (2) civilian police oversight entities created by the Act, the Police Accountability Board and the Administrative Charging Committee, as well as the new Administrative Hearing Board process for law enforcement agencies throughout Prince George's County.