Police Review Table of Contents

Procedures for Handling Citizen Complaints Against Sworn Members of the University of California Police Department

I. General

  1. Application of Procedure
  2. Definitions
  3. Composition and Training of the Board

II. Filing Complaints, Mediation and UCPD INVESTIGATION

  1. Initiation of Complaints
  2. Recording of Complaints and Informing Interested Parties
  3. Mediation
  4. UCPD Investigation

III. Appeal to the Board and External Investigation

  1. Appeal
  2. Timing Rules
  3. Panel Review
  4. Summary Affirmance
  5. Remand to the Department
  6. External Investigation
  7. Investigation, Timetable, and Report
  8. Notification to the Parties

IV. Responses to External Investigation in Lieu of Board Hearing

  1. No Contest Response
  2. Summary Dismissal
  3. Summary Affirmance

V. Board of Hearing

  1. Function
  2. Composition of the Hearing Board
  3. Bias of prejudice
  4. Confidentiality
  5. Presence of Hearing
  6. Evidence
  7. Hearing Procedure
  8. Deliberation
  9. Majority Vote
  10. Standard Proof
  11. Categories of Findings for Each Allegation
  12. Report of Board Findings and Notification
  13. Petition for Rehearing
  14. Circulation of Findings to the Chief of Police

Vl. Complaints Against Chief, Assistant Chiefs, and Captains

Vll. Other Issues Relating to Appealed Complaints

  1. Authority of Internal Affairs of the Chief of Police
  2. Exceptional Cases
  3. Waiver
  4. Record-keeping

VIII. Oversight and Reporting Function

  1. Receipt of Information from the Department
  2. Public Reports and Meetings

IX. Review of these Procedures