We can investigate complaints of corruption and police misconduct across the Victorian public sector, including Victoria Police. By law, we must prioritise serious or systemic corruption for investigation.
We can investigate and take complaints about police misconduct or corruption involving the following public bodies and officers.
Employees, contractors, volunteers and secondees at:
departments or agencies
public hospitals and health care services
state primary and secondary schools
universities and TAFEs
water and land management agencies.
Protective Services Officers
Police Custody Officers
Members of Parliament
Judges, magistrates and members of other judicial bodies, including (but not limited to):
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).
We can't investigate:
issues in other states or territories
federal parliamentarians, departments or agencies
the private sector, unless public officials or public authorities are involved or affected (some private contractors and consultants can be considered public officers if they’re performing public functions)
minor duty failures or service issues by Victoria Police (for example, not wearing the appropriate uniform)