Complainant alleges that an officer wrote an inaccurate report after she was rear-ended while assisting her daughter, who ran out of gas on the highway. Additionally, the officer may have violated policy by making inappropriate comments of a personal nature about the complainant’s daughter to other officers. The OPO recommends that this allegation receive a B classification.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
November 14, 2019
ICMS #: 2019-1162
Complaint: The complainant was rear-ended while she was assisting her daughter, who ran out
of gas on the highway. According to the complainant, Officer
an inaccurate report.
Additional information: After review of the information provided by Internal Affairs, it appears
may have violated Austin Police Department policy by making
inappropriate comments of a personal nature about the complainant’s daughter to other officers.
Administrative Policy to Review:
301.2 Impartial Attitude and Courtesy
Employees will be tactful in the performance of their duties, control their tempers,
exercise patience and discretion, and shall not engage in argumentative
discussions even in the face of extreme provocation.
Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation
on the classification of administrative cases.
The OPO recommends that this allegation receive a B classification.