PUBLIC COMPLAINT FORM (for RCMP use only)

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This public complaint form is for RCMP use only. RCMP members please note: This form is not for use for Code of Conduct or statutory offences.

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Before completing this form, please advise members of the public that:

  • Complaints can be filed independently with the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC);
  • The public complaint process can be accessed through the CRCC's website at www.complaintscommission.ca;
  • Pursuant to subsection 45.53(10) of the RCMP Act, the information provided on completed complaint forms will be forwarded to the RCMP as part of the public complaint process; and,
  • An RCMP investigator may contact them to obtain a statement or further information related to the complaint.

Checklist

Members should ensure that the complaint concerns:

  • the conduct of an RCMP officer in the performance of their policing duties.

    and

  • an incident that occurred within the last 12 months.

    If the incident occurred more than 12 months ago, please advise the individual making the complaint that they will need to provide additional information / justification for the delay in order to determine if a time extension will be granted.

Individuals making a complaint need to be:

  • directly involved in the incident

    or

  • a witness to the incident

    or

  • a person authorized to act on behalf of the person directly involved in the incident
Complainant Contact Information
Questions
Representative Authorization

Complete the following section ONLY if the complainant wants the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (the Commission) and the RCMP to communicate directly with a legal representative or an advocate instead of the complainant.

Please advise the complainant that by providing this information they are authorizing the Commission & RCMP to:

  • Communicate directly with a legal representative or an advocate instead of the complainant; and
  • Disclose information related to the complaint to the complainant's representative.
  • Name:
  • Phone number:
  • Email address:
Details of Complaint (complete as much as possible)

Please include:

  • Who was involved
  • What was said and done
  • Was there any damage or injury
  • Is there any additional information the individual believes relates to the incident or affected their interaction with the RCMP
RCMP Member(s)
  • Name
  • Rank
  • Detachment
  • First Name, Last Name:
  • Contact Information (address, phone, email) if known:
Privacy & Disclosure of Personal Information

Member should advise complainant of the following:

  1. By submitting a completed complaint form, the complainant authorizes the Commission to collect personal information for the purposes related to Parts VI, VII, VII.1 and VII.2 of the RCMP Act. This information is held in personal information bank CRCC PPU 005, and the complainant has a right to access this information in accordance with the Privacy Act.
  2. Completed public complaint forms, along with all other relevant documentation the complainant provides to the Commission, will be forwarded to the RCMP for investigation pursuant to subsection 45.53(10) of the RCMP Act and an RCMP investigator may contact the complainant to provide a statement.
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