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Report Misconduct by the Police

A complaint of police misconduct must be submitted within 90 days of the incident.

Reporting Crime

Do not use this form to report a crime or make a police report.

To Report a Crime Please Call:

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-Emergency: (505) 242-2677

File a complaint of police misconduct to the Independent Review Office.

All complaints must be signed in order to give the Independent Review Office full legal authority to investigate allegations of police misconduct. Without a signature, we have limited legal authority to investigate allegations.

At the bottom of the form is an Electronic Signature form which constitutes your legal signature.  Please electronically sign your complaint if you wish the matter to be fully investigated.

File a Police Report by Telephone For information about the type of police reports which may be accepted by phone and to file a telephone report please visit this link.

File an Online Police Report
For information about the type of police reports which may be filed online and to file an online police report please visit this link.

    File a Report of Police Misconduct by filing out the form on line below or printing a form from the link and mailing it to the address on the form or faxing it to (505) 924-3775.

    Online Police Misconduct Complaint Form

    Contact Information
    Including City and ZIP Code
    Background Information

    Background Information Note

    This particular information will not become part of your complaint. The Albuquerque Police Department is requesting this information for statistical purposes only.

    The information contained on this form may be incorporated into the Internal Affairs Quarterly and Yearly Reports. It also may be used to conduct studies or respond to surveys.

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    Optional: What is your ethnic background? May select more than one.

    Complaint Information
    Please include names of those involved, including officers - if known, and a detailed description of the incident. Make sure to let us know where the incident happened. Please include your email address as well. Thank you.
    What date did this incident happen?
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    Electronic Signature
    By entering your full legal name and today's date, you are are creating an electronic signature and you are affirming that all statements above are true and correct.
    Type your full legal name in ALL CAPS.
    Please enter today's date.
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