OmbudsmanNT Investigation Report Matters arising from allegations of inappropriate conduct by a former Commissioner of Police and another police officer May 2015
Tabled paper 1378
Tabled Papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled by Adam Giles
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6 Recommendations Recommendation 1 NT Police review its policies and procedures dealing with conflicts of interest, associations and gifts and benefits in consultation with the Office of the Ombudsman and OCPID. Recommendation 2 NT Police review its controls in relation to procurement of travel management services to minimise the potential for personal interests to influence decision-making. Recommendation 3 NT Police review its training and awareness programs for all levels, including senior management, in order to ensure that all officers develop and maintain the analytical skills and mindfulness to be able to identify and address integrity issues as they arise. Recommendation 4 The NT Government consider the need for, and benefits of, alternative options for reporting, investigating and seeking advice on integrity issues. Recommendation 5 NT Police review procedures relating to education and awareness of options for police reporting concerns about other police (including external reporting) and treatment of police who report such concerns. Recommendation 6 NT Police review procedures for identification and reporting of police complaints in consultation with the Office of the Ombudsman and OCPID. Recommendation 7 The NT Government take steps to amend the Ombudsman Act to abrogate the privilege against self-incrimination for the purposes of investigations under the Act, subject to inclusion of adequate protections against future use of information disclosed.