IPCB Formally Opens its Regional Office in the North-West

Freetown, S/Leone (22nd June, 2020) – As part of the commitment to expand its operations across the country, the Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) on Tuesday, 16th June 2020 officially opened its office for the North-West Region at 45 Edward Koroma Street in Port Loko City. Chairing the occasion, the...

Technical Working Group Submits Report to the IPCB Board

The Technical Working Group (TWG) set up to review the IPCB Regulations, 2013, and make appropriate recommendations for the development of an ‘Independent Police Oversight Commission Bill’ has submitted its Report to the Board. The review exercise aims at strengthening the work of the IPCB to discharge its oversight role...

IPCB Engages Residents in Yele, Sahn Malen and Koindu

The Programmes and Communications Department of the Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) has from Sunday 20th to Friday 25th October, 2019 engaged police officers, chiefs and other community residents in Yele, Yelen Chiefdom in Tonkolili District, Sahn Malen, Malen Chiefdom in Pujehun District and Koindu Town, Kissi Teng Chiefdom in...

IPCB Commences District Level Training for Community Residents

The Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) has on Monday 9th September, 2019 commenced its 2nd phase of district level training in the South and Eastern Regions on Civilian Oversight Mechanism for the Police, starting with Moyamba District. Addressing participants in each session, the IPCB Communications Officer and Lead Facilitator, Amadu...

IPCB Capacitates 151 Residents in Koindu, Yele and Sahn Malen on Police Oversight and Accountability in Sierra Leone

The Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) has in November, 2019 trained 151 community residents, including police officers, chiefs, women’s groups, drivers, bike riders, chiefdom police officers, teachers among others in Koindu Town in Kailahun District, Yele Town in Tonkolili District and Sahn Malen Town in Pujehun District. The aim of...

IPCB and SLP Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Freetown, Wednesday 27th March, 2019 – The Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Freetown. The rationale for signing the MoU is to among other things provide a framework for the way in which the institutions will...

UN Chief of the Standing Police Capacity Visits the IPCB

The United Nations Chief of the Standing Police Capacity, Maria Appelblom from Italy accompanied by Annette Nalwoga, Team Leader, Governance Cluster, Mary Turay, Project Coordinator, Security and Livelihood and other Staff of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) based in Sierra Leone on Saturday 9th April, 2016 paid a Courtesy...