File a complaint

The Police Complaints Authority must have a form from a complainant with the details of the complaint before we can begin to process the information.

Please make sure that you sign the declaration number 4.a. on this form either by acknowledging on the form or printing out and signing.

If you have made this complaint with another government agency or direct to the Bermuda Police Service, or this matter is currently before the courts please indicate below:




Completing the form The information in this form will be forwarded to the police and to the Police Conduct Unit for consideration.

We advise not to use special characters or symbols on this form.

Your Details (Complainant)

Please give us your contact details.


Name*
Date of birth*
 










Police Details

If your complaint is against a specific officer(s), please give us any details you might have about the police officer(s) you would like to make a complaint against:

Name*



Name*




Your Complaint Details

WHERE? Where did the incident(s) that led to your complaint happen? Please fill in as much of the information as you know. If you do not know any specific details you may wish to include details of landmarks, etc.





WHERE? Where did the incident(s) that led to your complaint happen? Please fill in as much of the information as you know. If you do not know any specific details you may wish to include details of landmarks, etc.

Date & Time*
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Date & Time
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Date & Time
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Date & Time
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Or indicate the time period when the incident(s) occurred.

From
 
To
 

WHAT? Please describe the circumstances that led to your complaint. Please include details of:

  • Who was involved
  • What was said and done
  • Any other people who witnessed the incident (including other police officers)
  • If there was any damage or injury
  • If there was something that you feel caused the incident or affected your interaction with the police
  • If there is any evidence to preserve (e.g., medical records, photos, videos)
  • If this happened to someone else, the name and contact information of that person (if known).

At this stage we only require a summary of your complaint, but you may send additional information or documents if necessary.


Declaration

I, (enter name below) certify that the information provided is true, and I am not excluded from making a complaint about this police service. I understand the information on this form will be forwarded to the appropriate authority for consideration.

(This includes a professional standards department or police authority).

Name



Date
 

Name of agent



Additional information

Please indicate if you need to be accommodated in the event of an interview by checking the appropriate boxes or filling in the section below: