WASHINGTON, DC – The District of Columbia Police Complaints Board (PCB), the governing body of the Office of Police Complaints (OPC) today released its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Mid-Year Report. The report provides data on complaints investigated by OPC and information on the agency’s policy recommendations in the first half of FY18.
From October 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, OPC opened 28 percent more investigations than in the first half of FY17. In addition, 24 percent of OPC cases had body-worn camera misuse and the agency saw an increase of 16 percent in online complaint submissions.
The report also highlights the policy recommendations published by OPC in the first half of FY18. One of the recommendations focused on the Metropolitan Police Department’s implementation of the PCB’s recommendations from FY15 and FY16. Of the 21 recommendations, 12 have been fully implemented, six partially and three not implemented.
View the PCB’s FY18 Mid-Year Report here: https://policecomplaints.dc.gov/page/mid-year-reports.