The Independent Investigations Office values an open and positive relationship with the media, and strives to provide a timely and appropriate response to all media inquiries. Through a collaborative approach with the media, the IIO seeks to raise public awareness and foster support for fair, transparent and objective investigations involving police officers in British Columbia.


Releases


  • IIO Deploys to Critical Incident in Whistler

    Posted January 20, 2015

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release   SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC confirms it has sent investigators to Whistler after being notified of an incident involving an

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  • End of year summary 2014

    Posted December 30, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release December 30, 2014 SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC is providing updates to a number of cases under investigation. Since the IIO

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  • Update to IIO Investigation in Abbotsford

    Posted December 27, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release   SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC now confirms it is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in Abbotsford early

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  • IIO Deploys to Motor Vehicle Incident in Abbotsford

    Posted December 26, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC confirms it has sent investigators to Abbotsford after being notified of an incident involving an off

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  • IIO Seeking Witnesses to Prince George Incident

    Posted December 16, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release   SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC confirms it has sustained jurisdiction in an incident that took place earlier this month. According

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  • Chief Civilian Director Makes Report to Crown Counsel

    Posted December 9, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release   SURREY – Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal of the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has made a report to Crown Counsel with respect to

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  • IIO Update December 8, 2014

    Posted December 8, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release INVESTIGATIONS IIO 14-000130 On June 28, 2014, police in Vernon were responding to a complaint of a suspicious male. The male affected person was

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  • Chief Civilian Director Releases Jurisdiction in Vernon

    Posted December 8, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release SURREY – The Chief Civilian Director has released jurisdiction over an officer involved incident out of Vernon. After his review of the preliminary investigation,

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