Police complaints process overhaul begins on Monday

Police complaints process overhaul begins on Monday
 

A major overhaul of the system of police complaints in England and Wales comes into effect on Monday.
The old Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is being replaced by a new body, the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).
Ministers say the change, part of a shake-up announced by Theresa May when home secretary, will speed up decision-making and create more accountability.
The IOPC will be able to take on cases without a referral from police forces.
The Home Office said the new watchdog would continue the IPCC's work investigating allegations of corruption, as well as... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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