The Office of Internal Affairs (OIA) was established under the direction of Mike Yankowski, Chief of Police.
The OIA is composed of Lieutenant Katherine Diehl and Sergeant Kyle Schlagel whom report directly to the Chief of Police on Internal Affairs matters.
The office investigates alleged violations of departmental rules, policies, procedures and civil complaints against Lansing Police employees.
Each complaint is objectively investigated and a determination is made whether to sustain the allegation and take appropriate disciplinary action.
In addition to complaints, the OIA monitors use of force, vehicle pursuits, firearm discharges, vehicle accidents, early warning system, commendations and other reported activities which bare on the performance of the Police Department. Lieutenant Katherine Diehl and Sergeant Kyle Schlagel can be reached at 517-483-4804.
The Lansing Police Department is proud of its employees. It's very rewarding to everyone in our department to know that people appreciate their hard work and dedication. If you would like to comment the actions of an employee or employees of the Police Department, we would like to hear about your experience so that we can pass your comments on tot he appropriate people who were involved. Please click the link to fill out an Employee Commendation Form Employee Commendation Form.