Overseeing the Use of Police Powers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What should the community expect from police during COVID-19?
How is the integrity sector working to ensure human rights are respected?

Tune into this panel discussion on Victoria Police’s emergency response to COVID-19 and the enforcement of the new public health directions made under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2010.

Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner (VEOHRC) Kristen Hilton, and IBAC Deputy Commissioner Katie Miller will discuss Victoria Police’s approach to policing in a time of COVID-19, the human rights considerations, and how agencies like VEOHRC and IBAC are overseeing the use of police powers during a time of unprecedented restrictions on community activities.

Facilitated by Lynne Haultain, Executive Director of the Victoria Law Foundation.

Presented by Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, Victoria Police

This is a recording of a live Law Week webinar that was held on 22 May 2020.

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