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Internal Affairs 

Investigative Findings

The Internal Affairs Unit is responsible for examining and investigating allegations of employee misconduct. The Internal Affairs Unit is also available to answer questions regarding police services and procedures as well as other department issues. You can contact the Internal Affairs Unit at 720-898-6666

 

2011 Internal Affairs

The Internal Affairs Office conducted eight formal investigations in 2011.  Five of the cases involved police officers while three involved civilian members of the staff.  Discipline for six substantiated investigations consisted of three resignations, two verbal reprimands and one disciplinary fine.

Internal Affairs reviewed one officer involved shooting in 2011 and determined the officer acted properly.  

Vehicle pursuits increased 60% from the previous year and the number of police vehicle accidents held steady with no change.

2012 Internal Affairs

The Internal Affairs Office conducted three formal investigations in 2012.  One of the cases involved a police officer while two involved civilian members of the staff.  Discipline for three substantiated investigations consisted of one written reprimand, one forty hour suspension and one disciplinary fine.

Internal Affairs reviewed one officer involved shooting in 2012 and determined the officer acted properly.  

Vehicle pursuits held steady with 0% change from the previous year and the number of police vehicle accidents decreased by 59%.

2013 Internal Affairs

The Internal Affairs Office conducted six formal investigations in 2013.  Two cases involved a police officer and four cases involved a civilian member of the staff.  Discipline for the four substantiated cases consisted of two retirements in lieu of discipline and two terminations.  

Internal Affairs reviewed one officer involved shooting in 2013 and determined the officer acted properly. 

2014 Internal Affairs 

The Internal Affairs Office conducted six formal investigations in 2014, and conducted one mandatory review of an officer involved shooting.  The six investigations and one shooting involved two civilian and 11 sworn officers. Of the six investigations, one was unsubstantiated and discipline for the five substantiated cases consisted of four written reprimands, a two-day suspension and removal from special assignments. 

Internal Affairs reviewed one officer-involved shooting and determined the officers involved acted properly.  

2015 Internal Affairs

 The Internal Affairs Office conducted two formal investigations in 2015. Both investigations involved sworn officers and both were found to be unsubstantiated.