Useful Links

The field of police oversight in Canada is continuously expanding. Below is a list of police oversight agencies in Ontario, Canada and internationally. Please visit the individual websites for more information about each of these organizations.


Office of the Independent Police Review Director

Ontario Civilian Police Commission


Military Police Complaints Commission

Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP

Canadian Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement

Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board (LERB)

Alberta Serious Incident Response Team

Calgary Police Commission

Edmonton Police Commission

British Columbia
Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner

Manitoba Law Enforcement Review Agency (LERA)

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Police Commission

Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Police Commission

Newfoundland & Labrador
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Public Complaints Commission

Système Déontologique Policier (Police Ethics System)

Public Complaints Commission


United States of America
Independent Police Review Authority , Chicago

Civilian Complaint Review Board, New York City

England and Wales
Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)

Northern Ireland
Office of the Oversight Commissioner

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

New Zealand
Independent Police Conduct Authority

Police Integrity Commission for New South Wales

Independent Commission Against Corruption

Police Complaints Authority (South Australia)

Crime and Misconduct Commission (Queensland)

Office of Police Integrity (Victoria)

Complaints Authority Against Police Officers of the Hong Kong Police Force