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Professional Standards, Complaints, Compliments

The Bentley University Police Department strives to adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and excellence.

This is vital to us fulfilling our responsibility to protect students, faculty, staff and the thousands of yearly visitors to our campus. Professional Standards is designed to ensure that our department members maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism in their daily duties.

Professional Standards

•    Provide prompt investigation of alleged misconduct against members of the department
•    Provide citizens, students, faculty and staff an avenue for redress
•    Protect employees from false or malicious charges
•    Provide the department with feedback to help improve operations
•    Provide the public a way to give recognition of excellence to a member of the Bentley Police Department

The Bentley University Police Department takes its obligation to investigate all allegations of police misconduct very seriously. To file a complaint against any member of the police department or to have an officer commended for a job well done you may do any of the following;

  1. Contact the Police Communications Center at 781-891-2201 or go to the Callahan Police Station and request to see a supervisory officer. A supervisor will respond and take the initial complaint, which most often can be resolved expeditiously at that level. Should any complaint require additional investigation, the matter will be referred to the Chief of Police who will assign the matter for investigation and appropriate action will be taken.
     
  2. Fill out the appropriate form: Compliment Form (PDF) or Complaint Form (PDF). If you wish to remain anonymous, leave blank any fields that would identify you. 
  3. Email your compliment or complaint to Chief Ernest H. Leffler or mail it to: 
    Chief Ernest H. Leffler
    Callahan Police Station
    75 Forest St. Waltham, MA 02452

All complaints can be made anonymously, however, a complete investigation may not be possible without the ability to follow-up on information provided.