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Police misconduct

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2015-08-25T13:20:00+10:00 08.2015
CCC statement regarding its involvement in investigations arising from an incident at the Surfers Paradise Police Station in January 2012

2013-10-23T08:25:00+10:00 10.2013
Monitoring police ethics: a 2013 survey of Queensland recruits and First Year Constables (Research & Issues Paper No. 13) (DOC, 359.0 kB)

This paper reports on the results of a 2013 survey of the ethical attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and First Year Constables (FYCs). It provides some insight into the professional values, knowledge and perceptions of recruits and FYCs. Word version.

2013-10-23T08:20:00+10:00 10.2013
Monitoring police ethics: a 2013 survey of Queensland recruits and First Year Constables (Research & Issues Paper, No. 13) (PDF, 326.7 kB)

This paper reports on the results of a 2013 survey of the ethical attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and First Year Constables (FYCs). It provides some insight into the professional values, knowledge and perceptions of recruits and FYCs.

2013-08-01T09:55:00+10:00 08.2013
Improving misconduct reporting in the QPS: the importance of ethical culture (Research & Issues Paper No. 11) (PDF, 362.3 kB)

This research and issues paper (number 11) presents the findings from a survey that examined the relative contributions of job-related factors and ethical culture in influencing QPS officers’ intention to report misconduct.

2013-08-01T09:55:00+10:00 08.2013
Improving misconduct reporting in the QPS: the importance of ethical culture (Research & Issues Paper No. 11) (DOC, 382.0 kB)

This research and issues paper (number 11) presents the findings from a survey that examined the relative contributions of job-related factors and ethical culture in influencing QPS officers’ intention to report misconduct. Word version.

2011-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2011
Operation Tesco: report of an investigation into allegations of police misconduct on the Gold Coast (PDF, 380.8 kB)

This report exposes the environment and attitudes that gave rise to police misconduct on the Gold Coast, drawing attention to the quality of supervision and the ability of local managers to recognise and deal with potential misconduct.

2010-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Setting the standard: a review of current processes for the management of police discipline and misconduct matters (PDF, 3.3 MB)

CMC review of QPS processes for managing police discipline and misconduct matters; considers ethical standards and practice; recommends changes to ensure police accountability and integrity.

2010-11-01T09:00:00+10:00 11.2010
Report summary — The ethical perceptions and attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and first year constables, 1995–2008 (PDF, 592.5 kB)

Summary of report on the 1995–2008 survey of ethical attitudes and perceptions of junior QPS officers; survey is a barometer of the ethical culture of the QPS.

2010-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2010
CMC Review of the Queensland Police Service’s Palm Island Review (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Our review of the initial police investigation and the subsequent internal police review into the death in custody of Mulrunji. The report consists of: the background to our review, the Palm Island death in custody, the QPS response, our assessment of the QPS and IRT investigations, and our conclusions and recommendations.

2010-06-01T00:00:00+10:00 06.2010
Response to DC Rynders' report (Palm Island police investigation) (PDF, 315.4 kB)

2009-07-01T20:00:00+10:00 07.2009
Dangerous liaisons: a report arising from a CMC investigation into allegations of police misconduct (Operation Capri) (PDF, 2.5 MB)

Operation Capri revealed multiple incidents of police misconduct, mainly relating to the involvement of police officers with a criminal informant.

2009-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2009
Interactions between police and young people (PDF, 677.3 kB)

Three research studies on relations between police and young people, including analysis of complaints against police by young people and results from a school-based-program to reduce risk-taking behaviour.

2008-11-01T11:00:00+10:00 11.2008
The ethical perceptions and attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and first year constables, 1995–2008 (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Report on the 1995–2008 survey of ethical attitudes and perceptions of junior QPS officers; survey is a barometer of the ethical culture of the QPS.

2007-02-01T10:00:00+10:00 02.2007
Alleged police assault of Aurukun resident Warren Bell: a report from the CMC (PDF, 244.9 kB)

This report presents the CMC's findings regarding an allegation of police assault made in January 2007 by Aurukun resident Warren Bell.

2005-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2005
The arrest of Samuel Hogan: a CMC investigation (PDF, 539.2 kB)

This report examines the serious injury of a young man while being arrested by two Cairns police officers. While it exonerates the officers from wrongdoing, it calls on the QPS to re-examine its procedures in relation to the detention of people suffering from a mental illness and the monitoring of anyone who has been subjected to a neck restraint.

2004-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2004
Handling complaints against Queensland police: past, present and future (PDF, 92.1 kB)

An examination of how the process for handling complaints against police in Queensland evolved into the current system.

2003-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2003
The Volkers case: examining the conduct of the police and prosecution (PDF, 645.5 kB)

Report of a CMC investigation into whether there was any misconduct in the initial police investigation or in the prosecution’s decision to drop sexual misconduct charges against swimming coach Scott Volkers before he came to trial.

2002-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2002
Forensics under the microscope: challenges in providing forensic science services in Queensland (PDF, 246.9 kB)

Investigation into official misconduct in the way a rape case was handled in Queensland in 1999, including the delivery and management of forensic science services.

2002-04-01T11:00:00+10:00 04.2002
Making the response fit the complaint: alternative strategies for resolving complaints against police (Research and Issues Paper, No. 1) (PDF, 82.2 kB)

Paper discussing informal resolution, mediation and managerial resolution as alternative ways of dealing with complaints against police.

2002-04-01T09:00:00+10:00 04.2002
Monitoring the ethical climate of organisations: a Queensland case study (Research & Issues Paper, No. 2) (PDF, 452.1 kB)

Paper describing a simple survey method developed by the CMC to monitor the ‘ethical climate’ of the QPS and to track changes over time.

1994-11-01T12:00:00+10:00 11.1994
Report on an investigation into the tow truck and smash repair industries (PDF, 6.1 MB)

Report of two CJC investigations into allegations that people involved in the towing industry were paying police for information about the location of traffic accidents.

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