Kelvyn Anderson

kelvyn.pngKelvyn Anderson is the Executive Director of Philadelphia’s Police Advisory Commission. He was appointed in January 2013, and has worked for the agency as an investigator and Deputy Director since 2000, specializing in records management, database development, mapping and other web­based tools for oversight. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Anderson has worked as an investigative reporter covering police, courts and government; a private investigator for attorneys and insurance companies; and as a congressional aide. A former member of the board of Directors for the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement and moderator of the Police Oversight discussion group, he is an avid bike commuter, volunteers with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and is a member of G­town Radio’s Board of Directors. In 2015, Anderson received the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission’s annual Award for Public Safety, in recognition of his work with the Commission. In March 2015, Mayor Michael Nutter appointed Anderson to the Police Community Oversight Board, which is tasked with implementing all recommendations from the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the Department of Justice Collaborative Reform Review of shootings by Philadelphia Police.