IIO Deploys to Incident in Kelowna (IIO 2018-120)

Posted September 26, 2018

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed investigators to Kelowna following the apprehension of a male and a female.

According to West Kelowna RCMP, early this morning, September 26, 2018, a suspected stolen vehicle was stopped by officers. The occupants of the vehicle were transported to the Kelowna RCMP Detachment. On arrival both individuals appeared to be in medical distress.

RCMP officers administered immediate medical assistance and Emergency Health Services (EHS) attended. The male and female were transported to Kelowna Hospital where they are receiving treatment and reported to be in a stable condition.

The IIO has deployed investigators to conduct an investigation.

The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.