Who We Are

The Civilian Complaint Review Board has over 100 full-time civilian investigators. Investigators form the core of the agency's staff and lead the everyday functions necessary for fulfilling our mission. Investigators impartially review the thousands of complaints of police misconduct the agency receives each year, and recommend appropriate disciplinary action to the Board. 
The Agency also has over 100 members of support staff, ranging from prosecutors to policy specialists. We are always looking for interested candidates dedicated to impartial and independent civilian oversight to join the team. If you are interested in working with us, check out our open positions by searching for "CCRB" at
Interested in working at the CCRB, but don't see a job that fits your interest? Email your resume and cover letter to The CCRB is always looking for candidates to fill a number of critical roles at the Agency.

Who You Are

CCRB staff are first and foremost public servants dedicated to the Agency's broad mission of restoring public trust in the City's criminal justice system and improving police-community relations. Agency employees come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. We seek candidates who are: 

  • Curious - you want to understand how things work and why. You can see through the noise of a problem and ask questions that refine your perspective.
  • Determined in the pursuit of answers while being able to see different perspectives, and committed to evaluating facts beyond face value.
  • Committed to teamwork. You get along with with your team and contribute to your team's culture.
  • Flexible, as this work means expertly understanding systemic processes while being nimble enough to roll with change.
  • Discrete about sensitive and confidential information.

Skills and Benefits of Being an Investigator  

After weeks of thorough training, new investigators graduate into a squad led by an investigative manager. Each squad reviews complaints of misconduct from specific precincts throughout New York City. For this service, investigators receive:
  • The autonomy they need to seek answers and close cases.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • A competitive starting salary.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits including for dependents.
  • Generous vacation, sick, bereavement, and family and medical leave policies.
  • Access to pre-tax public transit benefits and Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • The option to contribute to deferred compensation and city employees' defined benefit retirement plan.
  • Representation in the Agency's collective bargaining unit.

Alumni leave CCRB to pursue a variety of career paths. Many investigators and staff-members continue on in other roles at the Agency assuming new responsibilities in training, policy, and case management. Others pursue graduate study or careers in public service, law, journalism, and government. No matter your path, investigators leave the CCRB with a deep knowledge of municipal government, public safety, and police accountability.

Interested? Let us know. 

If you are interested in working at the CCRB, email your resume, cover letter, and the area of work you are interested in to Be sure to also check out to see what open positions are currently available at our Agency - just search for "CCRB."

**The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**