Compliments / Complaints

The Internal Affairs Function is responsible for investigating and reviewing citizen complaints in a fair and equitable manner. Citizens may file a complaint:

  • Anonymously
  • Using the complaint form (PDF)
  • In writing, with the internal Affairs Function at the following address:
    La Plata Police Department
    Internal Affairs Function
    101 La Grange Avenue
    La Plata, MD 20646
  • In person: business hours are 8:30 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Citizens may file a complaint by telephone with the internal Affairs Function at 301-934-1500, ext. 2613
  • Citizens may also file a complaint (in person, in writing, or by telephone) at any time with any supervisor

Persons may be held criminally and/or civilly liable for knowingly filing a false complaint or making a false statement.