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Statement of Principles

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner shall be governed by four fundamental principles:


We act fairly, objectively and impartially in our oversight of the complaint process involving municipal police in British Columbia.

Independent Oversight

As an independent office we serve the public free from any improper influence or interference.


We provide vigilant civilian oversight to enhance transparency and accountability while ensuring a principled approach in arriving at decisions.

Commitment to Excellence

We strive for excellence in our work while maintaining the highest ethical standards.