Internal Affairs

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 Year-To-Date Internal Affairs

The Internal Affairs Office has conducted two formal investigations to date in 2013.  One case involved a police officer and one case involved a civilian member of the staff.  There has been no discipline to date.  

Internal Affairs is reviewing one officer involved shooting in 2013.   

To this date there have been 11 accidents involving police vehicles and no vehicle pursuits.