Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 856-589-0911
Headquarters: 856-467-0061

125 Main Street
Bridgeport, NJ 08014

Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 856-589-0911
Headquarters: 856-467-0061

125 Main Street
Bridgeport, NJ 08014

Internal Affairs

The Logan Township Police Department Internal Affairs Unit is committed to ensuring that law enforcement services are provided in a fair, effective and impartial manner. Toward that end, officers are held to the highest of standards of official conduct and are required to respect the rights of all citizens. Officers’ adherence to these standards, motivated by moral and professional obligation to perform their jobs to the best of their ability, is the ultimate objective of this agency. It is the policy of the Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit to accept and investigate all complaints of alleged officer misconduct or wrongdoing from any citizen or agency employee. Complaints are accepted anytime and can be made in person, over the phone, or in writing. Complaints can also be made anonymously or by a third person.  

Citizen Complaint Information 

            The members of the Logan Township Police Department are committed to providing law enforcement services that are fair, effective, and impartially applied.  It is in the best interests of everyone that your complaint, about the performance of an individual officer, is resolved fairly and promptly.  The Police Department has formal procedures for investigating your complaint.  These procedures ensure fairness and protect the rights of both citizens and law enforcement officers.

  1. Reports or Complaints of officer misconduct must be accepted from any person, including anonymous sources, at any time. 
  2. Complaints shall be accepted regardless of age race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or immigration status of the complaining party. 
  3. Your complaint will be sent to a superior officer or a specially trained internal affairs officer, who will conduct a thorough and objective investigation. 
  4. You might be asked to help in the investigation, by giving a detailed statement, about what happened or providing other important information. 
  5. All complaints against law enforcement officers are thoroughly investigated.  You will be kept informed of the status of the investigation and its ultimate outcome, if requested, and you provide contact information. The exact discipline imposed is confidential, but you will be advised of the ultimate finding, namely:  
    1. Sustained:  A preponderance of the evidence shows an officer violated any law; regulation; directive, guideline, policy, or procedure issued by the Attorney General or County Prosecutor; agency protocol; standing operating procedure; rule; or training.
    2. Unfounded: A preponderance of the evidence shows that the alleged misconduct did not occur.
    3. Unfounded: A preponderance of the evidence shows that the alleged misconduct did not occur.
    4. Not Sustained: The investigation failed to disclose sufficient evidence to clearly prove or disprove the allegation.
  6. If our investigation shows that a crime might have been committed, the County Prosecutor will be notified.  You might be asked to testify in court. 
  7. If our investigation results in an officer being charged, with a violation of department rules, you might be asked to testify in a departmental hearing. 
  8. If our investigation shows that the complaint is unfounded or that the officers acted properly, the matter will be closed. 
  9. Internal Affairs investigations are confidential and all disciplinary hearings shall be closed to the public, unless the defendant officer requests an open hearing. 
  10. It is unlawful to provide information in this matter, which you do not believe to be true. 
  11. You may call Lt. Kennedy at 856-467-0061 Ext. 3049 or Captain Flatley 856-467-0061 Ext. 3035 with any additional information or questions about the case.

To File a Report by Phone please Dial (856)467-0061 Ext. 3011

To file a Report in Writing please address correspondence to:

Logan Township Police Department

ATTN: Office of Professional Standards

125 Main Street

Bridgeport, NJ 08014

 

You may also contact the Internal Affairs Unit utilizing the form below.