Monday, September 22, 2014

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Racial Profiling

The Big Spring Police Department shall accept complaints from any person who believes he or she has been stopped or searched based on racial, ethnic, or national origin. No person shall be discouraged, intimidated or coerced from filing a complaint, nor discriminated against because he or she filed such a complaint.

A Racial Profiling Complaint can be filed by contacting any on duty person. The on duty employee will provide the complainant with a copy of the complaint form. The employee will assist the complainant in filling out the form.

Investigation of a complaint shall be conducted in a thorough and timely manner. All complaints will be acknowledged in writing to the initiator who will receive disposition regarding said complaint within a reasonable period of time.

If a racial profiling complaint is sustained against an officer, it will result in appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

 


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