Complaint Form

The Complaint Form along with all other relevant documentation will be shared with the RCMP for investigation pursuant to subsection 45.53(10) of the RCMP Act. Accordingly, a RCMP complaint investigator may contact you to provide a statement.

The CRCC has the discretion to refuse certain complaints. To learn more, click here.

Complaint Checklist

Does your complaint concern:

  • the on-duty conduct of an RCMP officer?


  • an incident that occurred within the last 12 months?

Are you:

  • directly involved in the incident?


  • a witness?


  • authorized to act on behalf of someone who was?
RCMP Members
  • If you are an RCMP member assisting a member of the public with the filing of their public complaint, please click here.
Complainant Information
Representative Authorization

Complete the following section ONLY if you want the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (the Commission) and the RCMP to communicate directly with a legal representative or an advocateAn individual that you authorize to act/speak on your behalf instead of yourself.

  • Family Name
  • Given Name
  • Telephone Number
  • E-mail Address

By providing this information, you are authorizing the Commission and the RCMP to:

  • Communicate directly with a legal representative or an advocate instead of yourself; and,
  • Disclose information related to your complaint to your representative.
Details of Complaint (complete as much as possible)

Please note that this date is in reference to the date that the alleged RCMP misconduct took place. It is not necessarily in reference to the date that the original incident took place, though the dates may be one in the same.

*If this date falls outside the one-year time limit for lodging a public complaint, you will be required to provide a justification to explain the delay in lodging your public complaint.

Please include:

  • Where and when did the incident(s) that led to your complaint happen?
  • Who was involved
  • What conduct by the RCMP member(s) do you feel was improper?
  • What was said and done by the RCMP member(s) that you feel was improper
  • The names of any individual(s) who witnessed the incident (including other police officers)
  • If there was any damage or injury
  • If there were any charges laid and the current status of those charges
  • If there was something that you feel caused the incident or affected your interaction with the RCMP

Fill in as much of the information as you know. If you do not know any specific details, you may wish to include details such as landmarks, etc.

* Allowable limit: 3500 characters

After your submission is reviewed by an Intake Agent, you will receive correspondence on the status of your complaint, along with information explaining future steps in the complaint process.

* please ensure that you check your spam mail to ensure that the Commission's email has not been sent there erroneously.

Although not necessary, should you still feel that you need to speak with an Intake Agent by phone please indicate below:

  • the best number to reach you at
  • a brief explanation why a call back is being requested

Please note that attempts to contact you by phone may take up to 15 business days. Calls will be placed during regular business hours Monday to Friday (Eastern Daylight Time) and may result in a delay in your complaint being reviewed.

Privacy & Disclosure of Personal Information

By submitting a completed complaint form, you are authorizing the Commission to collect your 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 you have a right to access this information in accordance with the Privacy Act.

Completed public complaint forms, along with all other relevant documentation you provide to the Commission, will be forwarded to the RCMP for investigation pursuant to subsection 45.53(10) of the RCMP Act and an RCMP complaint investigator may contact you to provide a statement.


I have reviewed this public complaint form and the information I have provided is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

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