Complainant alleges that they and their wife live a few houses down from an officer and hear loud arguing, doors slamming, fighting, and cars coming in and out. The OPO declines to make a recommendation.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
ICMS #: 2020-1077
June 26, 2020
Complaint: The Office of Police Oversight received an anonymous online complaint alleging
“My wife and I reside a few houses down from
and it’s a normal every day
occurrence that we hear loud arguing and fighting coming from the residence. We know
an officer lives there and we’re just concerned. It’s a quiet neighborhood, but there seems
to be something going on over there, yelling, doors slamming, cars in and out the drive
way, it’s mostly at night.”
This notice of formal complaint is a request for Internal Affairs to initiate an investigation in
order to determine if the employee conduct is within compliance of APD policy, Civil Service
Rules, and Municipal Civil Service Rules.
Recommended Administrative Policies to Review (to include but not limited to):
900.3.2 ACTS BRINGING DISCREDIT UPON THE DEPARTMENT
Since the conduct of personnel both on-duty or off-duty may reflect directly upon the
Department, employees must conduct themselves at all times in a manner which does not bring
reproach, discredit, or embarrassment to the Department or to the City.
908.2.1 EMPLOYEE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
The Department's position is one of zero tolerance toward domestic violence. It is the order of
the Department to use early prevention strategies in order to avoid or minimize the occurrence
and effects of domestic violence.
900.1.1 RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW AND COMPLY
The rules of conduct set forth in this order do not serve as an all-inclusive list of requirements,
limitations, or prohibitions on employee conduct and activities; employees are required to know
and comply with all Department policies, procedures, and written directives.
Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation
on the classification of administrative cases.
The OPO declines to make a recommendation.