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Predatory behaviour by police
This summary describes IBAC’s thematic review of a series of Victoria Police investigations into allegations of predatory behaviour by police officers.
IBAC's focus on police oversight
A close look at IBAC's focus on police oversight in Victoria. IBAC Deputy Commissioner Kylie Kilgour speaks with Alister McCulloch from our Prevention, Policy & Research team. (13 minutes 52 seconds)
Operation Wingan was an investigation by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) into the conduct of Victoria Police officers during the apprehension of a person (Person A) at Epping, Victoria on 13 September 2020.
IBAC may investigate police personnel conduct in response to a complaint or a notiﬁcation from Victoria Police, or on its 'own motion'. IBAC decided to investigate the conduct after receiving a complaint from a member of the public about the way police treated Person A.
IBAC's independent oversight of Victoria Police – 2021 (infographic)
A snapshot of IBAC's police oversight work between 1 January and 31 December 2021.
Operation Lynd was an investigation by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) into the conduct of Victoria Police officers at the Hares & Hyenas bookstore at 63 Johnston Street in Fitzroy on 11 May 2019, and the cause of the serious injury to a member of the public, Mr Nik Dimopoulos, arising out of that incident.
IBAC's Operation Yalgar investigated allegations that in March 1996, officers from Hastings Police Station unlawfully entered the residence of Ms Corinna Horvath, assaulted her and other occupants, and unlawfully arrested and detained her. This case study summarises the incident, the allegations, actions taken by a number of bodies including by IBAC, and the outcomes, of this long-running matter.