a. When a person has a complaint against a police department employee (sworn or civilian), the complaint may be filed in person, by telephone, online submittal, or by completing the citizen compliment / complaint form and sending it to the Internal Affairs Division. This form is available at the front desk or on the DeSoto Police Department website.
b. Texas law (Gov. Code 614.022-.23) requires that anyone filing a complaint against a sworn police officer must have the complaint signed by the complainant and presented to the officer.
c. Your complaint can be taken by any employee of the police department.