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How do I submit a compliment or complaint about a police employee?

Category: Internal Affairs

The Thornton Police Department is committed to providing the best service possible to our residents. There are times that our employees, policy and procedures are outstanding but, unfortunately, there may be situations when individuals believe that employee actions or Thornton Police Department policy and procedure is inappropriate. In either situation, the individual(s) involved may want to submit a compliment or a complaint with the Department. 

All compliments and complaints are accepted and reviewed to the extent that sufficient information is provided.  All complaints received are investigated and documented by the department member's direct supervisor and/or the Professional Standards Unit.

To report any alleged police misconduct, you may contact the police department at 720-977-5020 or submit information using the online or downloadable form at this link.  Reports may also be submitted in person at the police department information desk located in the lobby of police headquarters at 9551 Civic Center Drive, or mailed to: Office of the Chief of Police, Thornton Police Department, 9551 Civic Center Drive, Thornton, CO 80229.

We appreciate all compliments received and will pass those on to the appropriate personnel and supervisors.  Compliments may be submitted using the same link, phone, and other contact information provided above.


Updated 6/5/2020 6:06 PM
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