Police Complaints

If you’ve had a bad experience with the police, this section explains how to  make an official complaint. If you feel you have been treated badly by the police in any way Galop can help you to make an official complaint.  We will take the details of your complaint and pass it to the official […]

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The sort of things Galop can help you complain about

Misconduct can range from minor incidents such as an officer being rude to you, through to unlawful arrest, use of force or even suspicious injuries or death in custody.

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What to expect when you make your complaint

Most complaints will be dealt with by the relevant local force.  More serious complaints may involve a more formal investigation.

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What happens once your complaint has been investigated?

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What if you are not happy with how your complaint was handled?

In certain circumstances, you may be able to appeal to the IPCC if:

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