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Annual Internal Affairs Reports

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A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2017 revealed there were two (2) complaints/investigations conducted by this police department.  Both complaints/investigations involved one officer. Both investigations involved a single allegation of misconduct.

During the calendar year of 2016 there were three (3) complaints and investigations. In 2015 there were three (3) complaints and investigations. In 2014 there were 3 (3) complaints and investigations. In 2013 there were five (5) and in 2012 there were zero (0) complaints investigated.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2017:

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
0
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
2
Boulevard Unit
0
Traffic Unit
0
   
Total
2

Of the two (2) allegations of misconduct investigated in the three Internal Affairs investigations in 2017, the following is a breakdown of the findings:

Unfounded
2
Exonerated
0
Not Sustained
0
Sustained
0

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 22,187 calls for service in 2017 as compared to 23,238 calls for service in 2016. This is a decrease of 1,051 calls, or 5%.

A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2016 revealed there were three (3) complaints/investigations conducted by this police department. Two complaint/investigations involved one officer while a third involved two. Two investigations involved a single allegation of misconduct while one involved two allegations.

During the calendar year of 2015 there were three (3) complaints and investigations. In 2014 there were three (3) complaints and investigations. In 2013 there were five (5) complaints and investigations and in 2012 there were zero (0) complaints investigated.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2016:

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
0
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
3
Boulevard Unit
0
Traffic Unit
0
   
Total
3

Of the four (4) allegations of misconduct investigated in the three Internal Affairs investigations in 2016, the following is a breakdown of the findings:

Unfounded
1
Exonerated
1
Not Sustained
1
Sustained
1

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 23,238 calls for service in 2016 as compared to 19,813 calls for service in 2015. This is an increase of 3,425 calls, or 14.7%.

A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2015 revealed there were three (3) complaints/investigations conducted by this police department. Each complaint/investigation involved one officer. One investigation involved a single allegation of misconduct. One involved two allegations and the third involved 16 allegations of misconduct. It should be noted that this third complaint/investigation involved misconduct that occurred over a six year period ending in 2014 but was discovered in 2015.

During the calendar year of 2014 there were three (3) complaints and investigations. In 2013 there were five (5) complaints and investigations.  In 2012 there were zero (0) complaints investigated and in the calendar year of 2011 there were seven (7) complaints investigated.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2015:

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
1
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
2
Boulevard Unit
0
Traffic Unit
0
   
Total
3

Of the 19 allegations of misconduct investigated in the three Internal Affairs investigations in 2015, the following is a breakdown of the findings:

Unfounded
0
Exonerated
0
Not Sustained
1
Sustained
18

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 19,813 calls for service in 2015 as compared to 20,158 calls for service in 2014. This is a decrease of 345 calls, or 1.7%. (Note: The number of calls for service reported in the 2014 Statistical Summary was incorrectly reported as 23,146.)

A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2014 revealed there were three (3) complaints/investigations conducted by this police department that totaled four (4) allegations of officer misconduct. One of the complaints had (2) two officers involved.  During the calendar year of 2013 there were (5) five complaints and investigations.  In 2012 there were (0) zero complaints investigated and in the calendar year of 2011 there were seven (7) complaints investigated.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2014: 

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
0
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
3
Boulevard Unit
1
Traffic Unit
0
   
Total
4

An additional breakdown of the fact determination in each of the above Internal Affairs Investigations is as follows:

Unfounded
1
Exonerated
0
Not Sustained
0
Sustained
3

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 23,146 calls for service in 2014 as compared to 24,279 calls for service in 2013.  This is a decrease of 1,133 calls for service than received in calendar year 2013.

A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2013 revealed there were five (5) complaints/investigations conducted by this police department that totaled eight (8) allegations of officer misconduct. One of the complaints had three (3) allegations of officer misconduct and another complaint had two (2) allegations of officer misconduct.

During the calendar year of 2012 there were no (0) complaints and investigations.  In 2011 there were seven (7) complaints investigated and in the calendar year of 2010 there were seven (7) complaints investigated also.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2013: 

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
0
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
4
Boulevard Unit
0
Traffic Unit
1
   
Total
5

An additional breakdown of the fact determination in each of the above Internal Affairs Investigations is as follows:

Unfounded
4
Exonerated
2
Not Sustained
2
Sustained
0

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 24,279 calls for service in 2013 as compared to 22,622 calls for service in 2012.  This is an increase of 1,657 more calls for service than received in calendar year 2012.  This small number of complaints received reflects a record of professionalism and exemplary service by the police officers of this department.

A review of the Internal Affairs Complaints and Investigations received during calendar year 2012 revealed there were no investigations conducted by this police department.

During the calendar year of 2011 there were seven (7) complaints and investigations.  In 2010 there were seven (7) complaints and investigations investigated also. In the calendar year of 2009 there were three (3) complaints and investigations.

Below are the divisions of the police department and the number of complaints and investigations that each division received in 2012:

Division / Unit
Number of Complaints
   
Administration Division
0
   
Support Operations
Criminal Investigations Unit
0
Conveyance Unit
0
P.A.C.T. Unit
0
   
Field Operations
Patrol Division
0
Boulevard Unit
0
Traffic Unit
0
   
Total
0

An additional breakdown of the fact determination in each of the above Internal Affairs Investigations is as follows:

Unfounded
0
Exonerated
0
Not Sustained
0
Sustained
0

The Richmond Heights Police Department handled 22,622 calls for service in 2012 as compared to 22,363 calls for service in 2011.  This is an increase of 259 more calls for service than received in calendar year 2011. Due to receiving no complaints and investigations concerning the members of the police department, this reflects a record of exemplary service by the police officers of this department.