The Police Advisory Commission (PAC) takes complaints against police officers and sends them to the Philadelphia Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division. If you witnessed a police officer acting unprofessionally, you can make a complaint by filling out the form below.
Anyone who has witnessed or experienced inappropriate or unprofessional Police behavior can file a complaint.
If you have criminal charges pending, you should talk with an attorney before you file a complaint.
When and where
Complaints can be made:
- By email.
- By mail.
- In person.
For all complaints, filling out the form is important.
To make a complaint online:
To make a complaint by email:
To make a complaint by mail or in person:
Download and fill out the form and mail or bring it to:
1515 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Internal Affairs will investigate your complaint.
After investigating, Internal Affairs will make a decision on the case and let you know the outcome.
We will see if we can help solve the complaint in another way.