Complainant alleges that Austin police officers towed his vehicle after his car was stranded on the freeway.
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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT
March 11, 2022
ICMS #: 2022-0159
On March 7, 2022 the OPO received a phone complaint.
The complainant alleges: His car stopped working near
. The vehicle
was stopped on the road less than 6 hours. When he returned with a tow truck the vehicle had been
towed by APD/
. The complainant alleges he had to pay
to get his car. The total charges including the tow company that he hired to pick up his car and
fees amounted to over $400, which he should not have to pay because the car
was stranded on the freeway for less than 6 hours.
This notice of 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.