IBAC will investigate police conduct in relation to an arrest in Epping on Sunday


IBAC, Victoria’s independent police oversight agency, will independently investigate police conduct in regard to an incident involving the arrest of a man in Epping on Sunday, 13 September.

IBAC Commissioner, The Honourable Robert Redlich AM, QC said “The community is rightfully concerned if someone is injured during an interaction with police.

“Given the potentially serious nature of this incident, IBAC has determined it is in the public interest to independently investigate this matter.”

IBAC performs a critical role in independently oversighting Victoria Police to ensure police officers’ conduct is lawful, and consistent with required procedures and ethical standards. Our independent oversight of Victoria Police continues within the parameters of public health safety precautions related to COVID-19.

Anyone with information related to this investigation, or who would like to make a complaint about police misconduct can contact IBAC at www.ibac.vic.gov.au/report.

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