What Happens if I File a False Complaint?

It is a crime (misdemeanor) to file a complaint against an officer knowing that the complaint is false. If you have a complaint and are not sure how to proceed, a telephone call to the on-duty Watch Commander will provide you the options available.

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1. What is a Citizen’s Complaint?
2. Who Can Make a Complaint?
3. How Can a Personnel Complaint be Made?
4. When Can a Complaint be Made?
5. What Happens After I File a Complaint?
6. Will I Have to Testify if I Make a Complaint?
7. What Happens if I File a False Complaint?