Police Department Citizen Complaint Procedure

River Falls Police Department Citizen Complaint Procedures

Policy

It is the policy of the River Falls Police Department to accept and investigate all complaints of employee misconduct or wrongdoing. The police department is committed to providing law enforcement services that are fair, effective, and impartially applied. In striving for a professional level of service, all employees are expected to adhere to the highest standards of official conduct and are expected to respect the rights of all citizens.

Intent

It is the intention of the police department to encourage public support and confidence through the assurance of a fair and thorough investigation of all complaints, thereby leading to a positive relationship that facilitates the attainment of the police department’s core values.

Complaint Form

This form may be used to register a complaint against any employee of the River Falls Police Department whose conduct, behavior, or action is considered improper, unnecessary, or inappropriate.

Complete, print, and sign the complaint form.  Please use additional pages if more information needs to be provided.

Filing

Complete the citizen complaint form and return to police department by mail, email to Chief of Police (see link on police department’s homepage), or in person.