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Falsification of preliminary breath test results by Victoria Police
This summary focuses on the review of four Victoria Police investigations into allegations that police officers were falsifying Preliminary Breath Test results.
In early 2017, following a notification from Victoria Police, IBAC commenced an investigation called Operation Genoa that found a Detective Leading Senior Constable had engaged in unauthorised access, use and disclosure of police information.
In February 2014, IBAC received a notification from the Victoria Police Professional Standards Command (PSC) about allegations of interference in a prosecution by a Leading Senior Constable (LSC) serving as a police prosecutor.
In January 2015, IBAC commenced an investigation into allegations that corrections officers at Port Phillip Prison were trafficking illicit drugs into the prison, using illicit drugs, and maintaining links to organised crime entities.
Corruption risks associated with public regulatory authorities
This report provides an overview of the corruption risks associated with public regulatory authorities in Victoria. It explores the causes of these risks, the factors that drive corruption risks in these authorities, and potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.
Audit of complaints investigated by Professional Standards Command, Victoria Police
As part of our work to determine how effectively Victoria Police handles complaints against police officers, IBAC audited a sample of investigations conducted by Professional Standards Command (PSC) during the 2015/16 financial year. This audit assessed whether PSC's complaint investigations were thorough and impartial and met the standards required for the handling of such serious allegations. IBAC identified that there are aspects of PSC's complaint handling processes that are concerning and require improvement.