The Professional Standards Division is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Department. This office houses the Internal Affairs Unit, which investigates complaints against the Agency. Further, the Internal Affairs Unit reviews all use of force and vehicle pursuits to ensure that they fall within Departmental guidelines.
The Professional Standards Division also staffs personnel to develop and update Departmental policy in order to ensure that policy complies with City, State, and Federal laws. Additionally, policy staff is responsible for Accreditation, which is a nationally recognized law enforcement credentialing process that ensures that the Agency operates to national standards.