THIS FORM IS FOR FILING A COMPLAINT AGAINST A POLICE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE. PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS FORM TO REPORT A CRIME.
Crime reports entered with this form will NOT be entered into a reporting system.
If you wish file a police report for a crime, please visit our Crime Reporting page to find out how to make a telephone report.
The Vancouver Police Department is accountable for the acts and omissions of all its employees. To that end, an obligation exists to our employees, the department, and the citizens of the City of Vancouver to investigate allegations of misconduct or substandard performance.
This form designed to assist in gathering all information relevant to a complaint. The form may be completed by the complainant, the complainant’s representative or by a Police Department member.
The law regarding making false or misleading statements is printed at the bottom of the Complaint Form. Please read this carefully. Making a false or misleading material statement to a public servant is a crime. Police department employees who are the subject of frivolous or malicious statements may have legal recourse against a false accuser.
When completing the form, verify that information on the form is correct. An investigator may also assist in filling out the form if you wish.
If you have any questions regarding the form, please contact the Vancouver Police Department at (360) 487-7400 during regular business hours.