Unsubstantiated and False Complaints
|What happens when a complaint is not substantiated?
|If there is not sufficient evidence to support the allegation, the investigation is closed and no further action is taken.
Please be aware that making a false complaint against a police employee is a violation of the Texas Penal Code, section 37.02. A person convicted of making a false claim can be fined up to $2,000 and/or risk confinement in jail up to one year.