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How to make a complaint

The LECC encourages members of the public and public officials to report suspected serious misconduct or serious maladministration involving the NSW Police Force or NSW Crime Commission.

Anyone can report allegations of misconduct or maladministration to the LECC and you can do so anonymously if you wish. If you do provide contact details, then the LECC will be in touch to let you know it has received your complaint, and then subsequently to inform you of its decision.  

If you have information about Police or Crime Commission misconduct, you should pass it on to the LECC. Timely reporting helps the LECC to deal effectively with the conduct and prevent future misconduct.

Report serious misconduct or serious maladministration now 

Our secure online complaint form is an easy and efficient way to report serious misconduct or maladministration.

Using this form ensures you have provided the LECC with the necessary information to assess your allegation.

Submit your complaint 

Before making an allegation regarding suspected misconduct or maladministration, understand what matters fall within the LECC’s jurisdiction for investigation or oversight. More details about the definition of serious misconduct and serious maladministration can be found in the Understand what you can report to us section. NSW public officials should also check the protections for public officials under the provisions of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 .

Services available to assist you when contacting the LECC

We have an online form which outlines all the information you need when reporting serious misconduct or maladministration.

If you are a non-English speaking person, you can seek assistance through the Translating and Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450.

If you are deaf, have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service (NRS). 

Other reporting methods

If you are unable to complete the online form, please contact the LECC at: 

Address: Level 3, 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Post: GPO Box 3880, Sydney NSW 2001

Fax: (02) 9321 6799

For further information please contact (02) 9321 6700.

Note: All complaints must be submitted in writing and are not accepted over the phone. If you cannot submit a complaint in writing, please contact us for assistance.