New Brunswick Police Commission

Pamphlet to provide information for people with complaints about police or policing services (08/12/02)

NB 1757

Dec. 2, 2008

FREDERICTON (CNB) - A new pamphlet has been launched to assist people who have a complaint about police or policing services in New Brunswick.

The pamphlet, Resolving Complaints about Police in New Brunswick, was released today by the New Brunswick Police Commission in partnership with Public Legal Education and Information Services of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB).

"It is important that people give feedback to improve the service the police provide to our communities" said Peter Seheult, chair of the New Brunswick Police Commission. "This pamphlet will explain the role of the commission in resolving and addressing concerns. Complaints may relate to service or policy matters as well as conduct of regional municipal police officers. We can also assist residents in directing complaints against the RCMP."

The pamphlet will answer the following questions:

Copies of this free pamphlet may be obtained by contacting PLEIS-NB by e-mail at pleisnb@web.ca, by telephone at 506-453-5369, or by writing to PLEIS-NB, P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1. It is also available online at www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca, and through local police departments, Service New Brunswick offices, and other public locations.

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MEDIA CONTACTS: Josh Ouellette, executive director, New Brunswick Police Commission, 506-453-2069; Stacey Brown, project manager, PLEIS-NB, 506-444-5202.

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