Internal Affairs

Office of Internal Affairs
The Office of Internal Affairs (OIA) was established under the direction of Mike Yankowski, Chief of Police. The OIA is composed of Lieutenant Judy Horning and Sergeant Rob Backus 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 Sue Baylis can be reached at 517-483-4804 or email, and Sergeant Brian Bakos can be reached by email.