Police misconduct

Police misconduct is conduct that is unlawful, disgraceful, inappropriate, demonstrates that an individual is not fit to be a police offer, or does not meet the standards expected by the community.

External Resources

Where to go for help

  • Crime and Corruption Commission – The Commission has investigative, law enforcement, intelligence, witness protection, adjudicative and research functions that encompass almost all aspects of the criminal justice system.
  • You may wish to approach a community legal centre for assistance. To find your nearest community legal centre, please visit the Community Legal Centres Queensland website at www.communitylegalqld.org.au . There are a number of community legal centres throughout Queensland that hold regular advice sessions.


The information in this resource is for general information purposes only and should not be relied on as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact LawRight or another lawyer. LawRight can only give advice to people who are eligible for our services.