Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada

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The Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada (MPCC) is a civilian, quasi-judicial oversight agency that operates at arm’s length from the Government of Canada. The Commission reviews and investigates complaints concerning military police conduct and investigates allegations of interference in military police investigations. It reports its findings and makes recommendations directly to the military police and national defence leadership. As a federal institution, it is part of the Defence portfolio for reporting purposes.


partial cover of the 2018 annual report
2018 Annual Report | Public Trust and Confidence

2019-05-02 - News Release

The 2018 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament today by the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence.

Public Interest Investigation into Anonymous Complaint (Treatment of Detainees)

– News Release

The Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada is conducting a public interest investigation (PII) into allegations concerning the treatment of Afghan detainees by members of the Military Police (MP) in 2010‑2011, and related investigations in 2011‑2012.

Services and information

How to make a complaint

Learn how to file a complaint.

Complaint form

Access the MPCC complaint form.

Conduct complaint process

Learn about the conduct complaint process.

Interference complaint process

Learn about the interference complaint process.

Request for review

Request a review of the complaint.

The Military Police

An overview of the Military Police.

Case Summaries

This section provides access to case summaries giving a description of the cases we dealt with since the MPCC opened its doors in December 1999.

Public Interest Cases

This section provides access to the public interest investigations and hearings conducted by the MPCC, including the Chairperson’s final reports.

Laws and Regulations

The legislative mandate of the Military Police Complaints Commission is found in Part IV of the National Defence Act (NDA). Additional regulations under the NDA are also relevant to the Commission's activities.

Corporate information


Message from the Chairperson
Hilary C. McCormack, Chairperson

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada (MPCC) website.

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