If you wish to file a complaint regarding excessive force, abuse of authority, discourtesy or offensive language (FADO) against a member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) through our web site, complete the form below. Criminal complaints against non-NYPD personnel must be filed with the police department. Complaints against members of police departments other than the NYPD must be filed with the Internal Affairs department of the local police department.
Please fill in as much information as possible, especially your phone number and mailing address.
If you prefer to file a complaint in person, by phone or by mail, go to our File a Complaint page for more information.
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