Complainant alleges that an APD officer intimidated him when he called for assistance. The OPO recommends that this allegation receive an A classification.
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NOTICE OF FORMAL
Recommended Administrative Policies to Review (to include but not limited to):
100.1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
Law enforcement officers are granted the authority to perform their functions based on
established legal authority. This department does not tolerate abuse of law enforcement
301.1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
All persons deserve protection by fair and impartial law enforcement and should be able to
expect similar police response to their behavior wherever it occurs. Employees will serve the
public through direction, counseling, assistanc
d p otection of life and property. Employees
will be held accountable for the manner in wh
y exercise th
ority of their office or
position. Employees will respect the rights of individuals and perform their services with
honesty, sincerity, courage, and sound judgment.
301.2 IMPARTIAL ATT
DE ND COURTESY
Employees are expected to act professionally, tre ll p
lly, and perform
all duties impartially, objectively, and equitably without regard to p
onal feelings, animosities,
friendships, financial status, sex, creed, color, race, religion, age, p
al beliefs, sexual
orientation, gender identity or g
or social or ethnic background.
900.3.4 PERSONAL CONDUCT
-duty or on the premises of City facilities, employees will not:
1. Use loud,
ent, profane, harsh, derogatory l
e, or use belittling term
2. Ridicule, mock, taunt, emb
ate, or s
y person, nor do
ight incite that person to viole
900.1.1 RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW AND COMPLY
The rules of cond ct set forth in this order do not serve as an all-inclusive list of requirements,
limitations, or pro
ns on employee conduc
activities; employees are required to know
and comply with ll D partment policies,
dures, and written directives
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.