Investigation of Complaints


The Internal Affairs Unit is the investigative arm of the police department and the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission. Its function is to review complaints, conduct impartial investigations and present facts to the police administration and the Commission for review and disposition.Internal Affairs investigates serious allegations of misconduct, excessive force, or negligence of duty by police department employees. Any use of firearms by our officers will also be investigated by this unit.

Public Relations & Procedural Issues

Cases relating to public relations and procedural issues are sent to the employee's Unit Commander for dissemination to that employee’s immediate supervisor. The investigations by an employee’s immediate supervisor are handled in a comparable manner as the Internal Affairs Unit. This process allows a supervisor to investigate and monitor employees under their supervision.