Home AffairsFurther supplementary written evidence submitted by the Independent Police Complaints Commission [IPCC 06b]

Letter from Dame Anne Owers, Chair, Independent Police Complaints Commission, to the Chair of the Committee, 12 November 2012

Re: Complaint Statistics

Thank you for your letter dated 24 October 2012 requesting further breakdown of our complaint statistics.

As you know, the 2011–12 statistics showed that 31,771 police officers had been subject to a complaint The following table gives a breakdown of the ranks of these officers.

Police Officer Ranks

Number

Senior Officer Ranks—All ranks above Chief Superintendent

31

Chief Superintendent

41

Superintendent

75

Chief Inspector

152

Inspector

1,024

Sergeant

3,965

Constable

21,567

Other police officer ranks

3,291

Rank unknown*

1,625

Total

31,771

* Rank unknown—These have been identified as police officers but the rank is not recorded on force systems.

I hope this information is helpful and I look forward to appearing before the Committee tomorrow.

Dame Anne Owers
Chair
Independent Police Complaints Commission

November 2012

Prepared 31st January 2013