Compliments or Complaints
The Newtown Police Department takes seriously all complaints regarding the service provided by the department and the conduct of its members.
The Department will accept and address all complaints of misconduct in accordance with department policy, applicable federal, state and local law. It is also the policy of the Newtown Police Department to ensure that the community can report misconduct without concern for reprisal or retaliation.
Personnel complaint forms are available in the lobby of the Newtown Police Department. All complaints will be accepted by any member and promptly given to the appropriate supervisor. Although written complaints are preferred, a complaint may also be filed orally, either in person or by telephone. Complaints will be directed to a supervisor, if a supervisor is not immediately available to take the complaint, the officer receiving the complaint shall obtain contact information sufficient for the supervisor to contact the complainant. Follow up contact will be made within 24 hours of the department receiving the complaint.
False Complaints – The Newtown Police Department is committed to investigating concerns of employee misconduct. Officers can be targets of false complaints by people who seek revenge on them for doing their job. The Ohio Revised Code makes it a misdemeanor of the first degree to knowingly file a false complaint of misconduct against a peace officer.
To report a complaint of the actions of Newtown Police Department personnel, you can notify us by the following methods:
Telephone: Call (513) 561-7697.
In Person: You can file complaint form in person at 3536 Church St. Newtown, OH 45244
Mail/Fax/Email: You can send a written complaint by mail, fax, or email to the address below.
Newtown Police Department
3536 Church St.
Newtown, OH 45244
Fax: (513) 561-7506
Email: [email protected]