The Authority is established by law to be fully independent.
It is headed by a District Court Judge, and supported by independent investigators.
More about the Authority
How independent is the Authority?
The Authority considers complaints about Police misconduct or neglect of duty, or Police practices, policies and procedures.
23 October 2014 - Auckland officer’s use of Police dog during arrest was unlawful
9 October 2014 - Timaru officers failed to follow good policing practice during potential domestic incident
2 October 2014 - Report on youth fatality following Christchurch Police pursuit
What can I complain about?
How do I make a complaint with the Authority?
Answers to more FAQs can be found on the Complaint's page of the website
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