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.


Special Investigations Unit

Office of the Independent Police Review Director

Ontario Civilian Police Commission

Rest of Canada

Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT)

Edmonton Police Commission

Calgary Police Commission

Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board (LERB)

Independent Investigations Office of BC

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (British Columbia)

Independent Investigations Unit (Manitoba)

Law Enforcement Review Agency (LERA), Manitoba

New Brunswick Police Commission

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Public Complaints Commission

Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner (Nova Scotia)

Serious Incident Response Team (Nova Scotia)

Office of the Police Commissioner (Prince Edward Island)

Commissaire à la déontologie policière (Quebec)

Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (Quebec)

Public Complaints Commission (Saskatchewan)

Canadian Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement

Military Police Complaints Commission

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (CRCC)

United States of America

National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement

Citizens’ Police Review Board (Albany, NY)

Independent Review Office of the Police Oversight (Albuquerque, NM)

Citizen Review Board (Atlanta, GA)

Office of the Police Monitor (Austin, TX)

Police Review Commission (Berkeley, CA)

Civilian Office of Police Accountability (Chicago, IL)

Office of the Police Auditor (Eugene, OR)

Civilian Review Board (Eugene, OR)

Los Angeles Police Commission

Office of the Inspector General (Los Angeles, CA)

Office of the Independent Police Monitor (New Orleans, LA)

Civilian Complaint Review Board (New York, NY)

Portland City Auditor’s Independent Police Review (Portland, OR)

Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board (San Diego, CA)

Department of Police Accountability (San Francisco, CA)


Independent Office for Police Conduct (England and Wales)

Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Scotland)

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Ireland)


Independent Police Conduct Authority (New Zealand)

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Commonwealth Ombudsman (Australia)

Independent Commission Against Corruption (NSW, Australia)

Crime and Misconduct Commission (Queensland, Australia)


Complaints Authority Against Police Officers of the Hong Kong Police Force