Electronic and Anonymous Reporting System (EARS)

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This form is to be used by employees of the Austin Fire Department only.   Any non-employee that desires to report a concern is encouraged to contact the Professional Standards Office of AFD at 512-974-0130.
Area of Concern *
Describe the Concern *
Please check all you would like to receive a copy of this report (at least 1 person required). *
AFD HR (Brad.Poerner@austintexas.gov)
Fire Chief (FireChiefAustin@austintexas.gov)
HRD ER Tracking (Brendan.rumph@austintexas.gov)
HRD Employee Relations (lisa.larson@austintexas.gov)
PSO (FirePSO@austintexas.gov)
Peer Support (Dana.Dieterich@austintexas.gov)
Staff Psychologist (Ebony.Butler@austintexas.gov)
Staff Psychologist (Marc.Kruse@austintexas.gov)
Would you like to send a copy of this report to the Union Office?
Union Office (info@iafflocal975.org)
What do you think should happen next? *
Formal Complaint

Choosing this option means that an investigator may need to contact you to take a formal report/statement. Depending on the situation, anonymity may not be possible and/or action regarding your complaint may not be possible.

Talk to others and investigate further
Please provide information regarding who we should contact or other pertinent information for the investigators.
No action needed, the issue was resolved
I don't know
Can we contact you? *
First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Phone Number
Would you like anonymous feedback? *

Choosing this option means your email address will not be provided to those you checked above who should receive a copy of this report. Instead, they will receive notification that you want to receive feedback via a "blind" feedback form. Please provide an email account that does not indicate the owner's information by name. Your anonymity shall be protected to the extent allowed by law.

Blind Email Address *