Complainant filed an online anonymous complaint alleging an Austin police officer harassed and handcuffed the complainant's roommate.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
ICMS #: 2020-0400
April 16, 2020
Complaint: The OPO received an online anonymous complaint that stated: On
my roommate was harassed by
at the corner of
. He was told that he was violating the stay at home order and was handcuffed. He was
only walking to the corner store to grab food.
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):
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 background.
303.3.1 WHEN DEPARTMENT ISSUED BWC SYSTEM USE IS REQUIRED
This section is not intended to describe every possible situation where the system may be used.
The BWC should only be activated for law enforcement purposes.
900.4.3 NEGLECT OF DUTY
Employees will satisfactorily perform their duties. Examples of unsatisfactory performance
include, but are not limited to: (a) Lack of knowledge of the application of laws required to be
enforced. (b) Unwillingness or inability to perform assigned tasks.
Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation
on the classification of administrative cases.
The OPO recommends that this allegation receive an A classification.