What happens when a complaint is upheld?

When the investigation finds that the charges against an employee are true, the Chief of Police notifies the employee and may take one of the following actions:

  • Reprimand the employee verbally or in writing
  • Suspend the employee without pay
  • Demote the employee
  • Discharge the employee


Employee Appeals

Employees have the right to appeal the Department’s decision to uphold a complaint and the decision to discipline the employee.

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1. Who can make a complaint?
2. What is racial profiling?
3. How do I make a complaint?
4. What are the penalties for filing false complaints?
5. What happens when a complaint is upheld?
6. What happens when a complaint is not upheld?
7. What if you are not satisfied with the outcome?