Professional Standards

Internal Affairs
The Professional Standards Division is responsible for the internal affairs function of the Hagerstown Department of Police. This division’s responsibilities include:
  • Internal Affairs Investigations
  • Departmental Inspections and Audits
  • The Departmental Intern Program
  • The Departmental Ride-Along Program
  • The administration of special overtime assignments
  • The retrieval of video data from Departmental video systems
  • Various projects and/or duties assigned by the Chief of Police
The Professional Standards Division takes pride in treating all persons equally, fairly and respectfully; while striving to diligently seek the truth, protect the innocent and prosecute the guilty.

HAGERSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT


Internal Affairs Investigations Statistical Summaries


Externally Generated / Citizen Complaints

Year 2014 2015 2016
Sustained 2 1 0
Not Sustained 0 3 4
Unfounded 1 0 0
Exonerated 1 0 0
Police Failure 3 0 0

Internally Generated / Directed Complaints

Year 2014 2015 2016
Sustained 19 18 18
Not Sustained 1 2 2
Unfouned 0 1 0
Exonerated 0 0 1