Office of Professional Standards Investigation #IA2023-004

On display until January 31, 2024, 12:00 AM

DATE: July 31, 2023

Involved Employee

Telecommunicator Steven Trachtenberg has been with the agency for 4 years and 1 month.  


On April 23, 2023, Telecommunicator Trachtenberg conducted a criminal history computer check on a subject under investigation. He provided the officer with improper information that led to the felony arrest of the subject. The appropriate general order for the allegation is as follows:

Mistakes Due to Carelessness (212.54) ‑ Members shall not commit mistakes due to carelessness which affect the safety or person of other City personnel or the public, equipment, tools, or property.


Based on the facts documented in the administrative investigation, the Discipline Review Board sustained the allegations against Telecommunicator Trachtenberg.

Discipline/Corrective Action

In accordance with progressive discipline guidelines, Telecommunicator Trachtenberg received a Letter of Reprimand. In addition, Telecommunicator Trachtenberg will receive remedial training.