Every citizen has the right to make a complaint against an employee of the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office. The complaint may be made to any supervisor or the Internal Affairs Division. A complaint may be made in person, by telephone, by mail, or by a person not directly involved in the incident. Complaints may also be anonymously. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office will release to the complaining party a copy of his or her own statement.Once a complaint is received, the following procedure is followed:
1. The complaint is forwarded to the Internal Affairs Division.
2. You will receive a letter or email acknowledging receipt of your complaint.
3. The Department will investigate your complaint.
4. We will notify you of the results of the investigation.
Enter your personal information so we may contact you directly if our investigators have any additional questions and to notify you upon completion of our investigation.
You may remain anonymous by checking the appropriate checkbox if you wish, however, we will have no means to notify you of the outcome of the investigation. If you complete this form on behalf of another, please provide your information in addition to the individual's information on whose behalf you submitting this complaint.