In the interest of better law enforcement, we welcome your:
To submit a complaint, please complete a Confidential Citizen Complaint Form (PDF 123 KB) and mail it to our office at 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201.
You may also submit your concerns by completing our online form.
Prior to sending your comments or complaint forward, a member of our staff will contact you to verify your submitted information. Depending upon the nature of your concern, an appointment may be scheduled to gather more detailed information.
In accordance with Spokane Municipal Code, the Office of Police Ombudsman will have the opportunity to make a recommendation for complaint mediation prior to each investigation. In the event the department, the complainant, and the officer all agree to mediation, that process will be utilized rather than sending the matter on for investigation.
If you are scheduled to participate in mediation of a complaint or are interested in learning more about this service, please read the Office of Police Ombudsman Mediation Agreement (PDF 50 KB).
The Spokane Human Rights Commission facilitates filing complaints and the Washington State Human Rights Commission conducts investigations on matters regarding discrimination in:
To file a complaint, please visit the Washington State Human Rights Commission page.
Office of Police Ombudsman
1st Floor, City Hall
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201
OPOC Coordinator / OPO Staff