Anonymous complainant alleges that an APD seargent was featured in an article where she may have violated APD policy by committing an act which may harm public confidence in the APD. The OPO declines to make a recommendation.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
ICMS #: 2020-1239
July 29, 2020
Complaint: The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) received an anonymous online complaint
alleging the following:
was recently featured in a
article where she said she
had lost faith in the
of the Department. We agree with her, but in doing so she violated
APD policy by committing an act which tends to destroy the public confidence in the APD.
All members of the APD should face punishment for all policy violations and she doesn’t
get a free pass. She and
should be gone.”
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 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.
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.