Mission, Vision, Values and Mandate

The Military Police Complaints Commission (the Commission) is an administrative tribunal created by Parliament to provide independent, civilian oversight of the Canadian Forces Military Police.


To promote and ensure the highest standards of conduct by the military police, to deter interference in military police investigations and to enhance public confidence in military policing.


To be an authority on independent civilian oversight of the police by providing an impartial, accessible and efficient complaints process.



The Commission's mandate is set out in Part IV of the National Defence Act, which provides the following powers:

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