Comment on an Officer
How to Commend a Staff Member
Any person who wishes to commend an officer or employee of the Department may do so by contacting the Office of the Chief of Police, the Internal Affairs Officer, a supervisor in the Department or by email. Please provide as much information as possible about the officer as well as the reason he or she should be commended. In addition, please provide your name and contact information in order to contact you if necessary (all information will be kept confidential)
Please use the Positive Performance Form to provide us with as much information as possible.Positive Performance Form
How to File a Complaint
The Department provides thorough, impartial investigations of all allegations of employee misconduct and imposes appropriate disciplinary actions for all sustained employee work rule or city ordinance violations. The Department strives for consistency in its application of discipline, imposes discipline for minor policy infractions disciplinary actions which are in accordance with the philosophy of progressive discipline, and provides consideration for mitigating and/or aggravating factors. These include employee intent, past performance, the degree of culpability, discipline history, severity of the infraction, acceptance of responsibility by the employee and other relevant factors.
The Citizen Complaint Procedure and Form provides the complaint procedure, frequently asked questions, and forms used to file a formal complaint.Citizen Complaint Procedure and Form