This inquiry will examine the role and remit of the Independent Office for Police Conduct in relation to the police conduct and discipline system. It will look at how the IOPC and police forces around the country work to resolve complaints and at progress in reforming the system following criticisms of the time taken to resolve complaints. It will also investigate what reforms are required to secure public confidence in the police conduct and disciplinary system.
Witnesses Craig Guildford (Chief Constable at Nottinghamshire Police), Matt Parr CB (HM Inspector of Constabulary at HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services), Michael Lockwood (Director General at Independent Office for Police Conduct), Claire Bassett (Deputy Director General, Operations at Independent Office for Police Conduct), and Kathie Cashell (Director, Strategy and Impact at Independent Office for Police Conduct)
Witnesses Kit Malthouse MP (Minister for Crime and Policing at Home Office), Michael Cordy (Head of Police Integrity Unit, Policing Policy Directorate at Home Office), and Paul Regan (Head of Neighbourhood Crime Unit, Crime Reduction Directorate at Home Office)
Witnesses Lady Brittan of Spennithorne, Nick Glynn (Senior Programme Officer at Open Society Foundations), Kardaya Rooprai (Chair at West Midlands Neighbourhood Watch Force Area Association), Amania Scott-Samuels (IOPC Youth Panel member and reverse mentor to Michael Lockwood, Director General of the IOPC), and Rose Dowling (Chief Executive at Leaders Unlocked)