Pursuant to Section 6 and 13 of the National Cohesion and Integration Act 2008, the Commission through undertakes investigation of complaints received. The department works closely with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP). The Commission has established a functional social media monitoring unit to monitor social media platforms with aim of curbing online hate speech, ethnic discrimination and incitement to violence among other offences.
Key functions of the department include;
- Collection of Criminal intelligent;
- Investigation that includes; summoning of witnesses, collection of evidence and exhibits;
- Forwarding cases to ODPP
- Recommend action based on the findings.