Complainant alleges that, after their child was hit by a car, Austin police officers failed to arrest the individual driving the vehicle or try to take photos of the car. OPO recommends this complaint receive a B classification.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL COMPLAINT
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ICMS #: 2021-0368
June 4, 2021
Complaint: The complainant alleges her daughter was hit by a car. The complainant alleges the
police didn't take pictures of the car or try to arrest the guy who was driving the car. The
complainant further alleges it was like they didn't care that he hit two people with his car. The
complainant additionally alleges the guy came back around and got into another car and drove off.
The complainant alleges the police "casually went after him and he got away."
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):
402.2 INCIDENT REPORTING
A well-written report can help make a case just as easily as a poorly written report can ruin a
case. Employees have the responsibility to write clear, factual, and complete reports.
402.2.5 REPORT COMPLETION
Employees will complete and download all reports written, including CR-3s, during their shift.
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.