New complainant portal

The new complainant portal webpage allows complainants to independently look up their case status and submit documents for case reviews or investigative hearing requests online. The goal of the new portal is to increase transparency while ensuring confidentiality,

How to file a complaint

How to file a complaint

You can make a complaint about any police policy or incident. You do not need to have been directly involved in the incident.  You can file a complaint any time after the incident. But we have only one year to finish an investigation after you’ve filed.


frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a question about DPA? Check out our frequently asked questions.

complainant portal

DPA Complainant Portal

You can look up the status of your case or submit documents using the new DPA Complainant Portal.  You must have your case number to view your case status and any associated information. If you have submitted any documents to the Department of Police Accountability in support of your complaint, you may view those with the Personal Identification Number (“PIN”) you received in your initial contact letter.