X Policy

The Office of the Independent Police Review Director X account is managed by the OIPRD’s Corporate Services Unit.


X will be used to communicate matters of interest to the public, including:

  • Information about OIPRD activities, programs and services
  • Information about current issues in police oversight
  • Alerts about new content on our website
  • Links to news releases and statements


If you follow @OIPRD_BDIEP​ the OIPRD will not automatically follow you back. Being followed by @OIPRD_BDIEP does not imply endorsement of any kind.


Our X account will be updated and monitored during regular office hours, Monday to Friday. X may occasionally be unavailable and the OIPRD accepts no responsibility for lack of service due to X downtime.

@Replies and Direct Messages

The OIPRD welcomes feedback and ideas from all its followers, and endeavors to join the conversation where possible. However, the OIPRD is not able to comment on individual public complaints, or reply individually to all messages received via X. The OIPRD reads all @replies and Direct Messages and ensures that relevant communications are addressed.

Senders of messages that are rude/inappropriate/use profanity will be blocked.


The OIPRD cannot accept complaints via X. To submit a complaint online please visit: Make a Complaint.

Contacting OIPRD

Sending a message via X will not be considered as contacting the OIPRD for official purposes and we will not be obliged to monitor or respond to requests for information through the Twitter channel.

For official correspondence, please contact us by email, telephone or mail.