Weblinks to act as supplements to your studies and provide a greater breadth of information.
Click on the following links, which will open in a new window.
Independent Police Complaints Commission:
The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman:
The Criminal Cases Review Commission:
For a frank assessment of the IPCC, made by a former commissioner, see:
The IPCC’s own evaluation of one element of its work is at:
A critical view of the IPCC was taken a number of years ago by the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee; this can be found at:
The website of an organisation called Inquest, which campaigns over deaths in custody, is at:
The Prison and Probation Ombudsman’s annual report is at:
INNOCENT is an organisation that campaigns for people in prison who it believes to be innocent. Its website is at:
Justice for Women is a feminist campaigning organisation which deals with cases where women have killed violent male partners. Its website is at: