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Making a complaint to police

How do I make a complaint to police? If you are a victim of crime or if you know about a crime, there are several ways you can let police know: if it is urgent, call 000 and ask to be put through to police. call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 (this is a free call)....

Being charged with an offence

If you are charged with an offence, you may have to appear in Court. The police do not have to arrest you to charge you with an offence. There are 4 ways you can be charged with an offence and made to go to Court: the police could arrest you, and keep you in custody...

Being held in police custody

If you have been arrested and taken to the police station, you may be held in custody in the watch-house. If you have been charged with an offence and the police will not give you bail, they must take you to Court as soon as reasonably possible. You can apply to the...

Complaints about the police

I do not think the Queensland police did the right thing. What can I do? You can make a complaint. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has a Client Service Charter. This sets out the standards it expects of it is police officers. For example, the Charter says that...