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Investigation - Conduct of Police in Byron Bay

Media Statement 13.02.2018

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) has received a number of complaints by members of the public about recent police events in Byron Bay which were reported in the media and has decided to investigate the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a young person on 11 January 2018, and the associated conduct of police officers.

The LECC commenced operations on 1 July 2017. Its role includes the investigation and oversight of police actions involving possible misconduct and maladministration.             The LECC is completely independent from the NSW Police. Complaints can be made via the LECC website at www.lecc.nsw.gov.au or by calling (02) 9321 6700)