14.00.170     PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS ANNUAL REPORT                    (CALEA 52.1.5)


Information gathered by the Office of Professional Standards regarding internal investigations will be compiled, analyzed, and made available to employees and the public.


An annual report shall be completed at the end of each calendar year by the Professional Standards Unit.  This report will compile and analyze the data and content of the internal investigations conducted each year.


The report shall contain the following information:


v      Numbers and types of investigations


v      Types of findings and any discipline issued


v      Indications of trends or patterns of investigations and findings


v      Training accomplished or recommended


v      Manual of Standards implications


The annual report information shall be summarized and made available to employees for review and training.  The information shall also be made available, upon request, to the public and the media with the assistance of the Public Information Unit.