What we do
Our responsibilities include:
Responding to allegations
- Receiving and assessing allegations of serious misconduct.
- Determining what action should be taken on all serious misconduct allegations.
Conducting or oversighting investigations or actions taken by public authorities
- Investigating or taking other action.
- Monitoring investigations undertaken by appropriate authorities.
- Making recommendations and furnishing reports on the outcome of investigations.
- Consulting, cooperating and exchanging information with appropriate authorities.
- Assembling evidence admissible for prosecuting authorities.
Assisting public authorities to prevent serious misconduct (and police misconduct)
- Analysing information.
- Analysing systems used within public authorities.
- Providing information and making recommendations.
- Increasing the capacity of public authorities by providing advice and training.
- Reporting on ways to prevent and combat serious misconduct.
Identifying and confiscating unexplained wealth
- Investigating whether a person has or may have acquired unexplained wealth or a criminal benefit.
Assisting WA Police Force in relation to organised crime
- Reviewing and enabling the use of exceptional powers; examining witnesses; approving assumed identities; authorising and reviewing controlled operations; and, considering fortification notices.