It's our job to keep watch over Police

The Independent Police Conduct Authority is an independent body that considers complaints against New Zealand Police and oversees their conduct.

We are not part of the Police

The Authority is established by law to be fully independent.

It is headed by a District Court Judge, and supported by independent investigators.

More about the Authority

How independent is the Authority?

Our latest Annual Report


The Authority considers complaints about Police misconduct or neglect of duty, or Police practices, policies and procedures.

Make a complaint online

More about complaints

Download IPCA brochure

What's New?

Media Statements


Sign up for news


What can I complain about?

How do I make a complaint with the Authority?

Answers to more FAQs can be found on the Complaint's page of the website


Job Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

MoST Content Management V3.0.6241