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NCJ Number: 147967 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Corporate Author: King Cty Office of Citizen Complaints
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: King Cty Office of Citizen Complaints
Seattle, WA 98104
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report summarizes the investigations conducted by the King County (Wash.) Office of Citizen Complaints regarding 278 citizen complaints and 13 charges of ethics violations.
Abstract: The Office also responded to 819 formal inquiries and 8,525 contacts during the annual reporting period. The complaints that were closed were classified into one of four categories following the investigation. Resolved complaints were reconciled. Supported complaints were corroborated by evidence discovered during the investigation. Unsupported complaints were not supported by evidence. Unfounded complaints were determined to have no basis. Complaints were filed against correctional officers, police, tax assessors, the Department of Development and Environmental Services, the Department of Facilities Management, and other agencies. Tables and case summaries
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Complaint processing; Complaints against police; Grievance procedures; Inmate grievances; Ombudsmen; Washington
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