Citizen Complaints Curriculum. Presented By TEXAS REGIONAL COMMUNITY POLICING INSTITUTE. INTRODUCTIONS. Instructor Participate name years on the job rank and role (years in this role). PURPOSE.
TEXAS REGIONAL COMMUNITY
The purpose of this course is to help you understand the importance and need for open citizen complaint intake and investigation processes. And, to use this process as a leading indicator of your departments commitment to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
What single words describe your departments citizen complaint process from, both their perspective and from your perspective.
An act done with the intent to give some advantage inconsistent with official duty and the rights of others. The act of an official person who unlawfully and wrongfully uses his station or character to procure some benefit for himself or for another person, contrary to duty and the rights of others (simply; acts that violate State or Federal statutes that are criminal in nature)
An act that violate departmental administrative rules and regulations but do not rise to the level of a criminal act
The intentional commission of an act that is prohibited by law or directive or the intentional unjust performance of some act that the officer had no right to do
Performance of a duty or act that one is obligated or permitted to do in a manner that is improper or negligent
Failure to perform an act which one is obligated to do either by law or organizational directive