Complaints about the police - The IPCC
When does the Independent Police Complaints Commissioner(IPCC) investigate a complaint?
The IPCC investigates the most serious complaints against the police. This includes complaints involving:
- death or serious injury
- allegations involving senior officers
- allegations involving racism
A police force must pass certain types of incidents to the IPCC, even if you do not make a complaint. The IPCC has different levels of investigation, depending on how complex or serious your complaint is.
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