The Real IPCC

Investigating what THE PEOPLE JUDGE TO BE UNACCEPTABLE behaviour by the British police. Brought to you by real independent researchers and observers! "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood" – Article 1: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The Real IPCC

Are the Independent Police Complaints Commission really independent?

A recent (May 2010) FOI request suggests not.
Read full reply or download (pdf). Original FOI request.

The table below shows the distribution of ex-police officers and ex-police civilian staff amongst IPCC staff. The senior investigator who is an ex-police civilian was also an ex-police officer and is therefore included amongst the eight names given above. There are no serving police officers or police civilian staff currently working for the IPCC.

Job Title Count(*) Ex Police Officer Ex Police Civilian
Investigator 92 20 10
Deputy Senior Investigator 31 13 5
Senior Investigator 10 8 1
Casework 122 1 8
Other 210 12 25
Total staff 465 54 49