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Police Misconduct Complaint Form

  1. The New Brighton Department of Public Safety expects its employees to serve with respect, integrity and professionalism.  It is the department's policy to investigate all allegations of misconduct concerning our employees.  If you wish to express a concern or file a complaint, please complete the following information and digitally sign the form.

    We look forward to addressing and resolving the issue you submit. Please note that you may submit this form anonymously, but without contact information, it may be difficult for the department to fully investigate.

  2. Incident Description

  3. In known

  4. Officer Information

  5. If unknown, please provide a physical description

  6. Witness Information

    First Witness

  7. Second Witness

  8. Personal Information

    New Brighton collects demographic information on complaints to identify patterns and improve both our police force and our complaint intake process.

  9. To which gender identity do you identify with most?
  10. Race
  11. Disability
  12. Complaint Signature

    Public and Not Public Information. You are being asked to voluntarily provide information that will be used to review your complaint. This information is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Although it is not available to the public, you may access this statement provided by you. All other information collected or created in connection with this complaint is not public and not available to you. If there is final disciplinary action after a complete investigation, the reasons for imposing final discipline will be public and will be available to you. True and Accurate Statement The City seeks to ensure that officers perform their duties with professionalism. Honest feedback is essential to maintaining a police department this is trustworthy and responsive to the communities it serves. It is therefore crucial that truthfulness be maintained in the filling and investigation of complaints against the police. Please be advised that Minnesota law (Minn. Stat §609.505) makes it a criminal offense to make a knowingly false and defamatory report of police officer misconduct.

  13. Complaint Date

    By signing this complaint, I certify that the information in this complaint is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that this is the first step to initiating an investigation and that I may be asked to provide additional information about my complaint or give a recorded statement

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