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.