Civilian Police Oversight Agency (CPOA)

Civilian Police Oversight Agency Complaint Forms.

File a Report about Albuquerque Police Department (APD)

What Happens After a Complaint is Filed?

Proposed Complaint Process 

  1. The complaint is assigned to a CPOA investigator for a thorough independent investigation.
  2. The CPOA Executive Director reviews the outcome of the investigation and recommends the discipline to be imposed, if any.
  3. The POB reviews the findings of the Executive Director for final recommendation to the Chief of Police.
  4. Chief of Police agrees or disagrees with the final recommendations. If disagrees, the Chief of Police has 30 days to submit a letter of explanation to the POB.