How to make a complaint against the police and take them to court.
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Published by Police Monitoring and Research Group, London Strategic Policy Unit in (London .
Written in English


  • Police -- Complaints against -- Great Britain.,
  • Complaints (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain.

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The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is an independent body set up to deal with complaints against the police. Anyone can make a complaint to the IPCC but they tend to only investigate the most serious claims - usually those involving severe injury or death/5. Legal Aid Queensland may give legal advice about making complaints to the police. The following organisations may also be able to give you legal advice. Community legal centres give legal advice on a range of topics. Contact them to see if they can help with your matter. Aug 02,  · If you are reporting a crime and the police denies to register your FIR on unreasonable grounds, you can make a complaint to a higher ranking officer. If the Police still deny lodging your FIR, you can make a formal complaint to the nearest judicial magistrate, who will direct the police to register the FIR if deemed necessary. Complain about about the quality of service, policies and procedures of the police in your area. You can make a complaint to Police Scotland. For example, if you think the police aren’t doing enough to tackle a particular crime problem in your area. You can also speak to your local MSP or MP about this.

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