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Program Description

  Office of the Chief

The Office of the Chief has responsibility for the overall management, direction, planning, and coordination of all MCPD programs and operations. The Chief is responsible for administering the Department in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and ensuring that organizational objectives are met.

The mission of the Internal Affairs Division (IAD) is to conduct fair, unbiased, and timely investigations into allegations of misconduct on the part of officers and professional staff employees of the police department. The Internal Affairs Division strives to maintain an environment of unparalleled integrity and accountability through comprehensive proactive and reactive investigations, inspections, and adjudication of misconduct so that the department's internal and external stakeholders have confidence and trust in the ability of MCPD to execute its mission with the highest possible standards of impartiality, fairness, mutual trust, respect, and accountability. The Internal Affairs Division also collects extensive statistical data for review, assessment, and trends on an ongoing basis to provide advice and recommendations to the Chief of Police.

The Professional Accountability Division ensures that the department is operating within established policies, procedures, and legislative mandates.

Program Contacts

Contact Neil Shorb of the Department of Police at 240.773.5237 or Taman Morris of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2771 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Community engagement events 1,9211,1002,0002,2002,400
Number of Use of Force incidents 529531547563580
Average number of days for formal investigation to be completed342574550500475
External complaints against police173224200190180

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved260088513.00
Enhance: Internal Affairs Division (IAD) Sergeants1903622.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.4913153.00
FY22 Approved328256218.00