The Legislative Assembly establishes Special Committees to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of Statutory Officers. On May 11, 2023, the Legislative Assembly appointed the Special Committee to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Police Complaint Commissioner, pursuant to section 47 of the
Police Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 367.
The Police Complaint Commissioner is an independent officer of the Legislature responsible for the impartial civilian oversight of complaints about the conduct of municipal police officers in British Columbia, as provided by the Police Act.
The Committee invited applications for the position of Police Complaint Commissioner from October 4 to November 8, 2023. The application period is now closed. The Committee appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.