On February 21, 2019, the Legislative Assembly appointed a Special Committee to conduct an audit respecting the outcome or resolution of randomly selected complaints and investigations, pursuant to section 51.2 of the
Police Act [RSBC 1996] c. 367 and to prepare a report no later than November 26, 2019 on the results of that audit.
As part of its review of the police complaint process, the Special Committee invites British Columbians to provide a written, audio or video submission focused on the following questions:
The Special Committee is also holding public hearings on June 5-6, 2019 to hear from invited police and law enforcement organizations, Indigenous organizations, and community advocacy groups regarding the police complaint process.
On March 25, 2019, the Special Committee issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) in order to engage an auditor to conduct a compliance audit respecting the outcome or resolution of randomly selected complaints and investigations undertaken under Part 11 of the Police Act, and to conduct a performance audit to measure the effectiveness, timeliness, accessibility and accountability of the police complaint process. The dealine for receipt of proposals in response to the RFP was 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019.