Professional Standards

Internal Affairs
The Professional Standards Division is responsible for the internal affairs function of the Hagerstown Department of Police. This division’s responsibilities include:
  • Internal Affairs Investigations
  • Departmental Inspections and Audits
  • The Departmental Intern Program
  • The Departmental Ride-Along Program
  • The administration of special overtime assignments
  • The retrieval of video data from Departmental video systems
  • Various projects and/or duties assigned by the Chief of Police
The Professional Standards Division takes pride in treating all persons equally, fairly and respectfully; while striving to diligently seek the truth, protect the innocent and prosecute the guilty.

HAGERSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT


Internal Affairs Investigations Statistical Summaries


Externally Generated / Citizen Complaints

Year 2013 2014 2015
Sustained 5 2 1
Not Sustained 3 0 3
Unfounded 5 1 7
Exonerated 0 1 0
Police Failure 0 3 0

Internally Generated / Directed Complaints

Year 2013 2014 2015
Sustained 8 19 18
Not Sustained 4 1 2
Unfouned 0 0 1
Exonerated 0 0 0