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IPCC: Public left to investigate own cases, says Keith Vaz

The police watchdog for England and Wales is overwhelmed, woefully under-equipped and failing to get to the truth of allegations, MPs have said.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission needs more resources and powers, the Home Affairs Select Committee report said.

Its chairman Keith Vaz said the IPCC was "buried" by "trivial complaints", and that the public was being left to investigate their own cases, including that of Sean Rigg.

  • 01 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK
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