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You can either complain direct to us or contact the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). The IOPC will forward your complaint to the relevant police force or Police and Crime Commissioner for you.
You can make a complaint on behalf of someone else, but if we progress that complaint you'll need to give us their written consent.
This doesn't apply if you're the parent or guardian of a child under 16 and wish to complain on their behalf.
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To make a complaint about a force chief constable, please contact your local Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).
If you work for the police and you’re complaining about someone who works for the same force you do, you’ll need to report that using the internal processes in place in your force.
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