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This form is used to report allegations of misconduct by a police officer, 911 dispatcher, office staff or other member of the Champlin Police Department.
The Champlin Police Department takes complaints against any staff member very seriously. The Champlin Police Department accepts and documents all complaints and investigates them where warranted. If you provide contact information, you will be notified if an investigation into the allegation is warranted and the findings when the investigation is complete.
You are not required to provide contact information, and there are no penalties for leaving these fields blank. However, declining to provide information may affect the investigation of the complaint. Please note that intentionally providing false information could subject you to criminal or civil consequences.
Contact Information for Person Making the Complaint
The information you are being asked to provide is classified as “public," “private” and “confidential” pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. The purpose of collecting this information is to appropriately investigate your complaint. You are not required to supply the requested information, but not doing so will hinder the investigation of your complaint. The information you provide can be accessed by others in accordance with the Data Practices Act.
Your information will be used as part of the total evidence to determine if misconduct occurred and, if so, whether any disciplinary or corrective action should be taken. Your information may be used in meetings, hearings or procedures such as grievance hearings, an arbitration process or other appeal procedures, and you may be required to testify.
The following individuals and entities may have access to the information you provide:
Please be advised that Minnesota law (Minnesota Statute 609.505) makes it a criminal offense to make a knowingly false and defamatory report of police officer misconduct.
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