The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (the OPCC) provides impartial civilian oversight of complaints by the public involving municipal police. We ensure thorough and competent investigations of police complaints and fair adjudication with respect to all parties. We facilitate quality policing within our communities and uphold public trust in law enforcement and the complaint process through effective, transparent civilian oversight.
The OPCC provides an accessible way for the public to voice their concerns about the conduct of any municipal police officer or department to an independent body. The OPCC ensures that the complaint process is conducted with impartiality and fairness, to both citizens and police officers alike.
The OPCC maintains a record of all complaints and their dispositions, compiles statistical information and reports regularly to the public about complaints, their dispositions and the complaint process....