Anonymous Complaint Form

Complaints of misconduct are taken very seriously.

You may use this form to file a complaint anonymously. We encourage you to provide as much information as possible. It is helpful to the investigators to be able to follow up on information or speak to people involved in the incident to gather evidence. 

You should be aware that information provided is subject to the State's public disclosure laws and may be disclosable upon request. [see privacy policy].

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Your Information:

a suggestion
an inquiry
a complaint

Incident:

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Statement/Description of Incident:

Pursuant to SMC 3.28.825, the OPA Director is required to report the racial, ethnic and gender distributions of OPA complainants. It is voluntary, but helpful to know the following information:

Male
Female
Other
Decline
Asian
Black
Hispanic/Latino
Native American
Pacific Islander
White
Other
Decline

A copy of your complaint file may be requested through the Seattle Police Department, Public Disclosure Unit.

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The Office of Professional Accountability exists to ensure professional and accountable law enforcement for the citizens for Seattle. Honest feedback is essential to maintaining a police department that is both trustworthy and responsive to the community. Therefore, it is critical that truthfulness be maintained in the filing and investigation of complaints against the police.

I hereby certify that the information in this complaint is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.