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Police Commendation/Complaint Form

When you've experienced service from our department you feel is worthy of commendation, we'd like to hear about it. You may fill out this and submit to let our employee know that what he or she did is appreciated. Or, you may call the Police Chief's Office at 602-262-6747. Please include details you can remember, such as the employee's name, the date, time and the circumstances of the incident.

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Before you submit this form, please be aware of the city's policy on use of its systems. The message you are about to send is subject to public disclosure under the Public Records Law. It is not private or confidential and is retained for 90 days.

Per state law, Arizona Revised Statutes 38-1120, effective September 29, 2021, before an Arizona law enforcement agency accepts a complaint made against a peace officer, the law enforcement agency must provide the person making the complaint with the following mandatory notice:

“Pursuant to section 13-2907.01, Arizona Revised Statutes, it is a class 1 misdemeanor to knowingly make to a law enforcement agency a false, fraudulent or unfounded report or statement or to knowingly misrepresent a fact for the purpose of interfering with the orderly operation of a law enforcement agency or misleading a peace officer.”

To ensure we comply with state law, supervisors and other department personnel accepting complaints against sworn staff must provide the above stated notice to the complainant(s). When possible, this notice should be captured on body worn camera or during audio recorded interviews with complainant(s), and will be included in any administrative investigation.

If there are any questions, please contact the Professional Standards Bureau at 602-262-4580.

In Person:

Professional Standards Bureau
17 S. Second Ave., Suite #200
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.