Compliment and Complaint Process

In order to maintain our goal of being a community policing-oriented agency, it is essential to receive input from the public. Both compliments and complaints regarding our service to the community are welcome.

Compliment our Office

If you are interested in forwarding a compliment regarding your experience with University Police Services, please submit a Citizen Compliment form online.

File a Formal Complaint

If you find yourself in the position of needing to forward a formal complaint to our office regarding either a personal or observed experience with our department, please know that all complaints of misconduct are promptly investigated. All formal complaints are handled by University Police Services' administration through the Office of the Director. Please submit a Citizen Complaint form online.

Policy, Processing & Notice

Policy

It is the policy of University Police Services that its employees legally and properly discharge their duties keeping in mind the mission of the campus. In order to properly address employee misconduct and avert future occurrences, we ask that any perceived misconduct be reported immediately.

To the same degree, the administration of the police department would like to hear about situations where our employees provide exemplary service, that which is above and beyond the call of duty.

Processing

Information received through this complaint form will be acted upon promptly. All investigations will be conducted in attendance to applicable law and policy. The complainant shall be informed as to the disposition of the complaint investigation.

Notice

Under Nevada Law, criminal and/or civil actions may be brought against a person who deliberately makes a false report of crime or personnel complaint to University Police. Also, students and staff may be subjected to internal administrative disciplinary proceedings for knowingly making any type of false report and/or statement to University Police Services.

NRS 207.280 False reporting of crimes unlawful. Every person who deliberately reports to any police officer, sheriff, district attorney, deputy sheriff, deputy district attorney or member of the Department of Public Safety that a felony or misdemeanor has been committed, which causes a law enforcement agency to conduct a criminal or internal investigation, knowing such report to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Added to NRS by 1965, 409; A 1967, 523; 2005, 939)

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