1-15-08 Office of Professional Standards 2007 Annual Report
RELEASE DATE: January 2008
ANNUAL REPORT FROM The Office of Professional Standards
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies’ (CALEA) Standard 52.1.11 requires an annual statistical summary of internal affairs investigations. CALEA also requires that an annual statistical summary be provided to department employees. In 2007, the Office of Professional Standards investigated sixteen (16) cases compared to seventeen (17) in 2006. Of those cases, six were externally generated (citizen complaints) and ten (10) were internally generated. The complaints/investigations involved sixteen (16) classified department employees (deputies) and four civilian members of the department.
2007 Case Dispositions
Not Sustained: 0
Sustained on Policy: 0
The below percentage was factored by the total of all case depositions per number of complaints (16).
Case Dispositions by Percentage
Sustained: 43.75 %
Unfounded: 12.50 %
Not Sustained: 0 %
Sustained on Policy: 0 %
In 2007, sustained complaints increased to 43.75% compared to 35% in 2006, which is an 8% increase. However, exonerated complaints also increased to 43.75 compared to 15% in 2006, an increase of 28%. Unfounded complaints decreased by 17.5% in 2007 when compared to 2006.