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Guide to Filing a Citizen Complaint

The Guide to Filing a Citizen Complaint, published and developed by the HPD's Internal Affairs Division, is a guide on how to file a citizen complaint and also goes through the process of how citizen complaints are investigated.

Complaints may be made:

  • By E-mail to the commander of Internal Affairs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • By mail to the commander of Internal Affairs c/o The Hartford Police Department, 253 High Street, Hartford, CT 06103

  • In person at Hartford Police Headquarters located in the City of Hartford Public Safety Complex, 253 High Street, Hartford, CT.

  • By calling HPD Internal Affairs directly at 860-757-4030

  • By mail to the City of Hartford Office of Community Engagement, Room 203, Hartford City Hall, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

  • By calling the  City of Hartford Office of Community Engagement at 860-757-9500

Forms are available using the links below

Complaint Form, English

Complaint Form, Spanish

And are also available at every branch of Hartford Public Library. 

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Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103
860-757-4000

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HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM