The Internal Affairs Division performs a
staff function in support of the Office of the Chief of Police.
One sergeant, who works at the direction of the Chief of
Police, supervises the Internal Affairs Division, which manages
administrative and disciplinary matters (Internal Affairs).
detectives respond to and resolve all citizens' complaints
concerning police services, investigate alleged personnel
misconduct, conduct administrative investigations of infractions
of departmental policies, and review use of force incidents to
ensure compliance with federal, state, and departmental
guidelines. Additionally, Internal Affairs processes
complaints based on personal observations, periodic inspections
and audits made by department supervisors. This ensures
consistent application and reinforcement of standards and
demonstrates the department's personal commitment to ensuring
that all members follow policies.