PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BUREAU
The Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) provides the
Sheriff’s Office with a thorough, consistent and fair investigative review of
complaints and commendations.
The PSB is located within the Sheriff’s Office and reports directly to the
The PSB has full authority to conduct investigations without interference from
PSB exists to provide the following services to employees of the Sheriff’s
Office and the community
- To protect the public from
misconduct of an employee.
- To protect the department
and employees from false accusations of misconduct.
- To provide an early
warning system of misconduct.
- To identify organizational
conditions that may contribute to misconduct.
- To acknowledge employees for conduct above and beyond
the call of duty.
Lieutenant Brent Melander
Making a Complaint
The Sheriff’s Office will accept complaints either verbally or in writing from
any person including witnesses, uninvolved third parties, outside agencies or
Complaints may be made in person or by telephone, fax, e-mail, completing a form
on our web site or US mail service.
Racial Profiling Complaints
A complaint of racial profiling against a Sheriff’s Office employee may be made
either to the Sheriff’s Office or with the Office of the Attorney General
(888)-428-8436 or on
The Saline County Sheriff’s Office is committed to giving proper recognition to
its employees for commendable performances.
If you wish to express appreciation or commend a member of the Sheriff’s Office
for a "job well done" you may either call or write to the Sheriff or to the
Professional Standards Unit. For your convenience you may use the
Commendation Form below.