Important Notices

File a Complaint

  • If you wish to make a complaint about the actions of an officer or about any aspect of law-enforcement operations, please:

    • Come to the department and tell any employee that you want to make a complaint; or

    • Call the department and tell the person answering the phone that you want to make a complaint; or

    • Write your complaint and mail it to the chief of police.

  • A supervisory officer will assist you in filling out a complaint form. This form asks you to identify yourself and then to give specific details about your complaint.

  • Your complaint will then be investigated. You may be contacted and asked additional questions about your complaint.

  • If it is going to take a long time to investigate your complaint, you will receive a letter telling you approximately when you may expect a reply.

  • When your complaint has been investigated, the chief of police will review the investigation and will write you a letter explaining what has been determined regarding the complaint and what action, if any, will be taken by the department as a result thereof.