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Monthly Complaint Summary

During the month of July 2012 the following complaints against APD employees (initiated both by citizens and by Department supervisors) were investigated and completed, with the following dispositions:

Monthly Complaint Summary - July 2012
Source of Complaint Type of Complaint Findings
Citizen Use of Force Not Sustained
Internal Insubordination Sustained
Internal Confidential Information Sustained
Internal Cooperation w/Employees Sustained
Internal Use of Force/Obedience Law Sustained
Internal Vehicle Operations Sustained
Citizen Performance of Duty Unfounded
Citizen Public Relations Unfounded
Citizen Attention to Duty Unfounded
Internal Vehicle Operations Sustained
Internal Administrative Review - Crash In Compliance
Internal Administrative Review - Crash In Compliance

Disposition definitions for performance complaints are as follows:

Unfounded:
The allegation is false or not factual.
Exonerated:
the incident occurred, but was lawful and proper.
Not Sustained:
Insufficient evidence exists to either prove or disprove the allegation.
Sustained:
The allegation is supported by sufficient evidence to justify a reasonable conclusion of guilt.
Policy Failure:
The investigation revealed that the alleged acts did occur; however, the officer was acting in accordance with established departmental policy.
In Compliance:
The investigation revealed that the policies and procedures of the Department were followed (to be used with Administrative Inquiries only)

For questions or comments regarding this information, please contact Lt. Jack Fichtel of the Office of Professional Standards at (630) 256-5003, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.