Office of the Police Ombudsman

Office of the Police Ombudsman

formerly Police Complaints Authority

Organisation Address
Level 9, East Wing, 55 Currie St Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
08 8226 8677
Organisation Fax
08 8124 4557
Organisation Email
GPO Box 464 Adelaide, SA 5001
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access, Disability toilets

A statutory body that is independent of the South Australia Police. None of the staff are police officers.

  • Receives complaints about the conduct of police officers and maintains a register of complaints
  • Oversees complaint investigations conducted by SAPOL, investigates certain complaints and assesses the merits of complaints
  • Resolves complaints by conciliation where possible
  • Recommends disciplinary or other action
  • Reports to Parliament on the handling of complaints about police
Last updated: 03/07/2017
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