Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre
Civil Litigation Against the Police
When complaint systems are inadequate sometimes the only means to get justice is to take civil litigation against the police. Under international law, people who are abused by the police have the right to compensation.
If your rights have been violated by the police, you should contact your local legal centre.
People in Victoria have to file a Statement of Claim with a Court within 3 years of the incident.
Below are some articles and studies relevant to civil litigation against the police.