The Professional Standards Unit is a function of the Police Department's Administrative Division. The Unit is comprised of a Lieutenant, a Sergeant and a civilian Training Coordinator. The Unit is responsible for preserving the Department's integrity by taking an active role in the areas of advanced officer training, internal investigations, and Department audits.
Professional Standards is also tasked with investigating citizen complaints. To review the complaint policy or to access the complaint form, click the hyperlinks. Completed Complaint Forms may be submitted in person to the on-duty Watch Commander or mailed/E-mailed to:
Captain Stephen Garza
Downey Police Department
10911 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241