An anonymous complainant alleges that an APD officer refused to work at the recent protests. The Office of Police Oversight declines to make a recommendation regarding the classification of this complaint.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
ICMS #: 2020-1260
August 10, 2020
Complaint: The Office of Police Oversight received an anonymous online complaint alleging the
refused to work the protests. This was insubordination and a failure
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):
Employees will not be insubordinate. The willful disobedience of, or deliberate refusal to obey
any lawful order of a supervisor is insubordination. Defying the authority of any supervisor by
obvious disrespect, arrogant or disrespectful conduct, ridicule, or challenge to orders issued is
considered insubordination whether done in or out of the supervisor's presence.
Recommended Classification: The OPO is permitted to make a preliminary recommendation
on the classification of administrative cases.
The OPO declines to make a recommendation.