The Office of Professional Standards is an administrative division that exists to assure the public that the policies, procedures, values, and guiding principles of the department are upheld. The Office also maintains to establish a prompt, fair, thorough, factual, and impartial means to investigate complaints or allegations involving APD personnel. When deficiencies are identified, the Office of Professional Standards will recommend to the Chief of Police the policies and procedures necessary to guide the department toward the primary vision.
The goals of the Office of Professional Standards are to protect the public, protect the department and personnel, and to discover unsatisfactory performance.
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