Annual Reports for the Scotch Plains Police Department
Annual Internal Affairs Report:
SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
Internal Affairs Report for the period of: January 1, 2020 thru December 31, 2020
The following represents the Internal Affairs Division activity for the year 2020… Total Complaints
Total Agency Originated Complaints: 8
Total Anonymous Complaints: 0
Total Citizen Complaints: 21
Of those complaints, 9 were SUSTAINED, 8 were EXONERATED, 4 were NOT SUSTAINED, and
8 were UNFOUNDED.
There was no major discipline administered or called for regarding the investigations that were
found to be sustained.
The division also conducted 2 random drug tests in accordance with the AG Guidelines during the
year. A total of 10 officers were tested producing negative results.
Annual Use of Force Report- Scotch Plains PD
Click on the following link for the Annual Use of Force Report distributed by the NJ Attorney's General Office, you will be able to see the Use of Force statistics for all agencies in NJ, for
Scotch Plains, click in 'Union County' and then 'Scotch Plains':
Use of Force Link