January 7, 2022

Formal complaint: Acts bringing discredit upon the department

Complainant alleges two Austin police officers conducted an investigation on the complainant in an inappropriate manner. OPO recommends this complaint receive a B classification.

PDF Content

Disclaimer: The following text was extracted from the PDF file to make this document more accessible. This machine-generated content may contain styling errors due to redactions. In some instances, text may not load if the original file is a scanned image or has not been made searchable. For the full version of the document, please view the PDF.

NOTICE OF FORMAL COMPLAINT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. ICMS #: 2021-1252 January 7, 2022 Complaint: The complainant alleges: There is an unknown pair of police officers that refer to themselves as and who are allegedly conducting an investigation of me for reasons unknown. There is a rumor that they do not have a warrant for surveillance via cameras, recording equipment, iPhone and laptop. These two cops get off on throwing my personal life and the personal lives of my friends in my face. This includes them talking about sexual activities and they are doing this to basically try to shame me for no reason. This notice of formal complaint is a request for Internal Affairs to initiate an investigation 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. (a) Employees will not commit any act which tends to destroy public confidence in, and respect for, the Department or which is prejudicial to the good order, efficiency, or discipline of the Department. Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation on the classification of administrative cases. The OPO recommends this complaint receive a B classification.

Did you find what you were looking for on this page?