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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

States of Jersey Police complaints data (FOI)

States of Jersey Police complaints data (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 17 January 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Please advise how many formal complaints against States of Jersey police officers have been investigated by off-island police forces in the last five years?


How much have each of those cost?


Of all the police officers complained about in each of those, what were their ranks and what was the investigation outcome?



In the past five years there has been one formal complaint investigated by an off-island force. 


This complaint has cost £21,546.64.


The following ranks of officers were complained about:

Rank of OfficerNumber of Officers
Chief Officer1
Chief Inspector1
Acting Inspector1
Sergeant 3
Police Constable6

​This investigation is still ongoing therefore information relating to outcomes are not yet known. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 therefore applies.

Article applied

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

​For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

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