The following is a news release from Newton police:
The Newton Police Department announces that once a year, in compliance with national accreditation standards, we remind citizens of their right to file citizen complaints.
Complaints against police officers may be made verbally or in writing. Confidentiality will be insured. Complaints in writing may be hand delivered to a superior officer at the Newton Police Department, or mailed to Chief Mintz at 1321 Washington Street Newton, Ma. 02465.
Citizens are also encouraged to commend police personnel verbally, in writing or in person. Compliments and commendations are copied to the personnel files of individual officers.
All members of the Newton community are encouraged to call Newton Police Headquarters at 617-796-2100 at any time to ask for further information regarding this or any other police-related matter.