Personnel Compliment or Complaint

Filing a Compliment

The Compliment Process:

Residents who wish to file a compliment for the Ephraim City Police Department can do so by obtaining a compliment form below. The form should be filled out completely, including the name and contact information of the person filing the compliment, as well as the details of the compliment itself. When providing compliments, residents should be specific and provide as much information as possible, including the names of the officers involved, the date and time of the incident, and any additional information or context that might be helpful.

Residents should keep in mind that filing a compliment can be a great way to recognize and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the officers who serve the community. It can also help build trust and positive relationships between the police department and the community they serve. Additionally, by providing positive feedback, residents can help identify exemplary behavior and practices that can be used as models for others in the department to follow.

It's also important to note that the Ephraim City Police Department values positive feedback and loves to hear about the things they do right. By filing a compliment, residents can help the department understand what they are doing well and continue to build upon those strengths. It also provides a morale boost for the officers and staff to know that their hard work and efforts are appreciated and recognized by the community they serve.

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Filing a Complaint

The Complaint Process:

As a citizen, you are encouraged to contact the Ephraim City Police Department if you have a complaint about the actions of an officer or non-sworn employee if you believe their conduct was inappropriate or violated the law. We do not consider a disagreement over the elements of a traffic citation to be a complaint. Any disputes over traffic citations received should be taken to the appropriate jurisdictional court for resolution. Complaints must be made in good faith, and false or highly exaggerated complaints serve no good purpose for either the citizens or the officer. Anyone who willfully makes any false accusation for the purpose of discrediting a police officer may be prosecuted  under Utah State Criminal Code 76-8-504.5 for a Class A misdemeanor.

To initiate a complaint, you may contact the Ephraim City Police Department office by obtaining a complaint form below. You will be asked to provide a written statement on an official complaint form regarding the nature of your complaint with as much detail concerning the incident and why you believe the officer's conduct was inappropriate. The form should be filled out as completely as possible. EPD office hours are Monday -Friday from 8:00 AM -4:30 PM. You may also call (435) 283-4602.

The Ephraim City Police Department's complaint form can be obtained by contacting them through their official website or in-person. Upon completing the form, you will be required to submit it, in person, to the department as you will be required to provide positive identification and sign as the complainant in front of a witness while at the department. Complaints will only be received during office hours. 

Filing a complaint can help the department identify areas for improvement and ensure officers are held accountable for misconduct. Remember to file complaints in good faith and provide detailed and specific information to help the Ephraim City Police Department investigate the matter thoroughly and take appropriate action.

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