Between January 2012 and May 2015, the Nassau County Police Department reported 1,605 complaints resulting in a total of 2,601 allegations. This is equivalent to on average one complaint or two allegations per Nassau County sworn personnel. The most common allegations were Unprofessional Conduct (42%), Improper Tactics/Procedures (31%), and Excessive Force (8%). Of completed investigations, 51% of allegations were determined to be unfounded or resulted in exoneration, 39% were undetermined, and 7% were founded.
The policy documents we received from the department are linked below.