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 Update September 12, 2014

    Posted September 12, 2014

    New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained IIO 14-00143 – New Westminster Police Department On August 15, 2014 an adult male sustained serious self-inflicted injuries while he was being taken into custody by the

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  • IIO Update September 5, 2014

    Posted September 5, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Posting   New Investigations: The IIO reports that it has not sustained jurisdiction in any new investigations over the past week. Public Reports: The IIO issued a

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  • IIO Update August 29, 2014

    Posted August 29, 2014

    New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained IIO 14-00130 Vernon RCMP On June 28, 2014 an adult male was struck by a vehicle while he was allegedly fleeing from a Vernon RCMP officer. At

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  • IIO Update August 21, 2014

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Posting New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained IIO 14-00123 Chilliwack RCMP Just prior to midnight on February 16, 2014, an adult male sustained injuries while being taken into

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  • IIO Investigators Deployed to New Westminster

    Posted August 15, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office August 15, 2014 SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) confirms that its investigators have been deployed to an incident in New Westminster. According to the New

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  • IIO Seeks Witnesses to Incident in Powell River

    Posted July 30, 2014

    Information Bulletin Independent Investigations Office July 30, 2014 SURREY - The Independent Investigations Office of BC has assumed jurisdiction for investigating an incident involving the Powell River RCMP. On July 26, 2014, RCMP

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  • IIO Update July 30, 2014

    Posted July 30, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Posting Posted July 30, 2014   New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained IIO 14-000118 Abbotsford In the early afternoon, July 5, officers from the Abbotsford Police department responded

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  • Chief Civilian Director Makes Report to Crown Counsel

    Posted July 30, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release July 30, 2014 SURREY – Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal of the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has made a report to Crown Counsel with

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