Here at North Augusta Public Safety we strive for transparency. To help us meet that goal we are sharing out officer complaint statistics for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Public Safety received four citizen complaints on officers in 2017. The complaints were listed as the following: Rudeness, Unprofessionalism, alleged misconduct and alleged discrimination.
Public Safety received three citizen complaints on officers in 2018. The complaints were listed as the following: Rude and offensive, profiling and harassment, and alleged misconduct.
Public Safety received five citizen complaints on officers in 2019. The complaints were listed as the following: Excessive force, misleading information from an vehicle collision, excessive force, lack of compassion and rudeness.
Each complaint was investigated thoroughly and the appropriate action (if any) was taken against the officer. Regardless of the outcome, Public Safety reviews all complaints as an opportunity to improve their service to the community.