Texas Government Code - Complaints Against Law Enforcement Officers
Sec. 614.022. Complaint to be in Writing and Signed by Complainant. To be considered by the head of a state agency or by the head of a fire or police department, the complaint must be: (1) in writing; and (2) signed by the person making the complaint. Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Sec. 614.023. Copy of Complaint to be Given to Officer or Employee. (a) A copy of a signed complaint against a law enforcement officer, fire fighter, or police officer shall be given to the officer or employee within a reasonable time after the complaint is filed. (b) Disciplinary action may not be taken against the officer or employee unless a copy of the signed complaint is given to the officer or employee. Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Downloadable Complaint Form is located Under the Forms Tab
It is policy of the Ingram Police Department to investigate all valid complaints and take whatever action is necessary to maintain the integrity of the department. Also, we like to hear when an officer goes above and beyond...a compliment can be addressed in the same fashion as the complaint. Please download, or print off, the complaint form and fill out accordingly.
Steps for Filing a Misconduct Complaint
The steps for filing a formal written complaint are as follows: