us what you think about the Hollister Police Department, our
personnel, or anything else that comes to mind. We welcome
all of your comments and suggestions.
your comments to Info@police.hollister.ca.us.
You may also fax your comments to (831) 636-4339, or mail
If you want to make a formal commendation or complaint,
DO NOT send e-mail to the above address. Instead,
please read on...
the bottom of this page is a form for making reports of commendable
actions or complaints about members of the Hollister Police
Department. Commendations will be reviewed by the Chief of
Police and given to the appropriate personnel. You will receive
a letter from the Chief acknowledging the commendation.
may be discussed immediately with the Watch Commander. In
the event you do not wish to make a report to the Watch Commander,
a complaint may be filed with the Chief of Police, any elected
official of the City of Hollister, or the San Benito County
District Attorney's Office. Complaints may be made using this
form, in person, by letter or any other appropriate means.
Watch Commander may, if appropriate, dispose of minor complaints
at the time received to the satisfaction of the complainant.
In such cases, the Watch Commander will notify the Chief of
Police as soon as practicable, in writing, the nature of the
complaint, the desire of the complainant, and the disposition.
the event a satisfactory resolution cannot be immediately
reached, the complaint will be sent to the Chief of Police
who will assign an experienced officer to investigate the
complaint. The officer will make contact with the person making
the complaint to let them know the investigation is starting
and to obtain any additional information necessary to thoroughly
investigate the complaint.
complainant will be notified in writing at the conclusion
of the investigation. Because of the confidentiality requirements
of personnel investigations, the complaining party will only
be notified that the investigation has been concluded and
appropriate action, if any, has been taken.
Westrick , Interim Chief of Police
The form below is in Adobe PDF format. You must have Adobe
Acrobat Reader V3.0 or later to view and print this form.
Commendation / Complaint Form