Commending An Officer

Any person who wishes to commend an officer or employee of the Department may do so by contacting the Office of the Chief of Police, the Office of Professional Standards, a supervisor at any worksite in the Department or by email. Please provide as much information as possible about the officer as well as the reason he or she should be commended. In addition, please provide your name and contact information in order to contact you if necessary (all information will be kept confidential).

Office of Professional Standards
950 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. Suite 16
Atlanta, Ga. 30318
404-546-5945

The Complaint Process

The Department provides thorough, impartial investigations of all allegations of employee misconduct and imposes appropriate disciplinary actions for all sustained employee work rule or city ordinance violations. The Department strives for consistency in its application of discipline, imposes discipline for minor policy infractions disciplinary actions which are in accordance with the philosophy of progressive discipline, and provides consideration for mitigating and/or aggravating factors. These include employee intent, past performance, degree of culpability, discipline history, severity of infraction, acceptance of responsibility by the employee and other relevant factors.
Who may register a complaint?

A complaint may be made by any citizen, or employee of the City of Atlanta.
Every Complaint, Regardless of its nature, is appropriately investigated. Complaints of minor violations may be assigned to members of the employees chain of command for investigations.

Complaint Process Brochure

Complaint Process Brochure - English
Folleto sobre el proceso de quejas - EspaƱol

 

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