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.
17 April 2014 - Actions of Police prior to death in custody were justified, Authority finds
10 April 2014 - Authority finds Police use of force during arrest justified
7 April 2014 - Authority finds actions of Invercargill Police caused serious injury to local man
What can you complain about?
What happens when you complain?
What powers does the Authority have?
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