FAQs

Yes. You can get a copy of the form at the Branford Town Hall or at the Blackstone Memorial Library.

All complainants will receive a written response regarding the results of the investigation. This correspondence will not address any disciplinary actions taken against the officer.

The Chief of Police or a command-level designee will review all citizen complaints received against Department employees.

Telephone, e-mail, and in-person complaints are referred to the Shift Commander; complaints received by mail or through the Department's website are forwarded to the Chief of Police.

Yes, the Department accepts anonymous complaints and will investigate any anonymous report of criminal conduct. All other anonymous complaints will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Yes, these populations have the same rights as citizens in the complaint process. Department employees will not ask any questions regarding immigration status or notify federal immigration authorities merely in response to an inquiry or a filed complaint.

Anyone who has experienced, witnessed, or has knowledge of police misconduct may file a complaint.

Complaints or information regarding police misconduct will be accepted by telephone, standard mail, in person or fill out the form here.