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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
Policy Failure 0 3 0


Internally Generated / Directed Complaints
       
Year 2013 2014 2015 
Sustained 8 19 18
Not Sustained 4 1 2
Unfounded 0 0 1
Exonerated 0 0 0