Complaints Against Beaumont ISD Police Department
Beaumont ISD Police Department investigates all complaints submitted concerning personal behavior or official acts of its employees. In addition, the Department also investigates all complaints from any person who believes he or she has been stopped, searched, inappropriately ticketed or arrested based on racial profiling. No person will be discouraged, intimidated or coerced from filing such a complaint nor discriminated against because he or she filed such a complaint.
All complaints against Beaumont ISD Police Department personnel will be investigated thoroughly, objectively and expeditiously.
All complaints against a police officer must be made in writing and signed by the person making the complaint. When the person making the complaint is under 18 the complaint should be signed by the person’s parent or guardian as well.
There is an official Complaint Form available to accommodate any person desiring to make a complaint against police personnel. Persons desiring to make an official complaint must obtain a Complaint Form from the Beaumont ISD Police Department, complete the Complaint Form and have the form notarized. The completed form must be turned in at the Police Department Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M., normally; there is a notary available during these hours if this service is needed.
The name, address, and phone number of the person completing the form, the name of the employee against whom the complaint is made, the date, time, location, and the names of any witnesses are key elements in completing the Complaint Form. The completed Complaint Form will be forwarded to the Chief of Police.
Upon receipt of the complaint, the Chief of Police will review and assign the complaint to an investigator. Upon completion of the investigation, the recommendation of the investigator will be forwarded to the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police will assess the recommendation made by the investigator and determine the final disposition of the complaint.
Upon the conclusion of the investigation, the person who filed the complaint will be notified about the final disposition of the investigation by mail.