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Who we are

We are the Independent Office for Police Conduct, formerly the Independent Police Complaints Commission. We oversee the police complaints system and investigate the most serious incidents and complaints involving the police.

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What we investigate

We investigate the most serious and sensitive incidents and allegations involving the police. Find out more about what happens during an IOPC investigation and the different possible outcomes.

What we investigate

Statistics

We produce a range of statistical information about the police complaints system and levels of public confidence in it. We also publish an annual report on deaths during or following police contact.

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Key areas of work

Some areas of policing are particularly important to learn from. Read more about our research and the investigations we do that help provide a unique insight into policing of these areas.

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Our leadership

We are led by a Director General who leads the executive team, chairs the Board and is also at the head of an operational team that is responsible for the IOPC’s operational work in their regions.

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Latest news

A special constable accused of punching a handcuffed man detained under the Mental Health Act will face a gross misconduct hearing following an investigation.SC Daniel Tiftik, who works for British Transport Police (BTP), is alle...
Shaun Aherne, 42, became unwell following his arrest at Pleasley on Sunday 7 January after officers responded to a reported domestic incident.Soon after his arrival at Chesterfield Custody Suite Mr Aherne became unwell and just b...
We have found no evidence that would justify disciplinary proceedings for any officer involved in the restraint of Karl Brunner prior to his death in Bedford in May 2016.Early in the investigation we recommended that Bedfordshire...

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