Complainant alleges she told a detective she wanted to file against a person who had filed a statement against her. Complainant alleges the detective is “incompetent, rude, and a liar”. The OPO declines to make a recommendation.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
ICMS #: 2019-1247
January 13, 2020
, alleges Detective
accepted a signed sworn statement from someone who was assaulted by
Complainant alleges she told Detective
she wanted to file against the other person.
is “incompetent, rude, and a liar” and she would like to
have her investigated.
This notice of formal complaint is a request for Internal Affairs to conduct 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):
301.2 IMPARTIAL ATTITUDE AND COURTESY
Employees are expected to act professionally, treat all persons fairly and equally, and
perform all duties impartially, objectively, and equitably without regard to personal
feelings, animosities, friendships, financial status, sex, creed, color, race, religion, age,
political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression or social or ethnic
403.1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
Criminal investigations are a complex, multi-step process that require employees to be
aware of, operate within and comply with federal, state, and local regulations so as not to
prejudice the case or jeopardize the prosecution of the defendant. It is the policy of the
Department to comply with the highest standards of legal and professional conduct when
performing a criminal investigation. This order provides guidelines to ensure that criminal
investigations are conducted under legal authorization using extraordinary safeguards to
protect innocent persons from unauthorized invasions of privacy.
Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation
on the classification of administrative cases.
The OPO declines to make a recommendation for this complaint.