§ 3-A. Investigation Assignment  

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  • Where a complaint is to be investigated by the CCA, it will be assigned to an investigator within 48 business hours of receipt. The CPD shall notify the CCA executive director immediately upon the occurrence of a serious police intervention and the executive director shall immediately dispatch an investigator(s) to the scene. The CPD shall not interfere with the ability of the CCA investigator to monitor the work of the CPD at the scene and to monitor all interviews conducted by CPD. CCA investigators shall not physically enter the crime scene or delay or impede a criminal investigation.

    The chief of police will retain the discretion to initiate a parallel CPD investigation of any complaint under investigation by the CCA. In addition, the CPD will investigate all complaints initiated within the department (i.e., where the complainant is a police employee).

(Ordained by Ord. No. 149-2002, eff. May 15, 2002)