There are several organisations responsible for dealing with police complaints. To make sure you get a quick and appropriate response, use the information on this page to help you send your complaint to the right place.
Please note, the Police and Crime Commissioner can only review complaints about Greater Manchester Police’s Chief Constable.
If you have a complaint about a police officer, member of police staff, police community support officer or special constable of Greater Manchester Police:
Visit the complaints section of GMP’s website where you can complete a form.
You can also email the force on email@example.com
Alternatively, write to:
Professional Standards Branch Investigations
Greater Manchester Police
Telephone: 0161 856 2910
If you want to complain about the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police then please contact us:
The Monitoring Officer
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester
Civic Centre Complex
Telephone: 0161 604 7711
Fax: 0161 604 7722
Complaints about the Police and Crime Commissioner
If you have a complaint about the Commissioner please contact the Monitoring Officer at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on the details above. These will be initially handled by our office before being referred to the Police and Crime Panel. You should also use these details if you have a complaint about a member of staff in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
You can find out more about the policies and procedures for dealing with complaints on the Police and Crime Panel’s website.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has information on its website about the police complaints system.
You can also email the IPCC on firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
Independent Police Complaints Commission
PO Box 473
Telephone: 0300 020 0096
Fax: 020 7404 0430