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 26, 2014

    Posted September 26, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release New Investigations: The IIO reports that it has not sustained jurisdiction in any new investigations over the past week. There have been a number

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  • Chief Civilian Director Makes Report to Crown Counsel

    Posted September 26, 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 an

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  • IIO Update September 19, 2014

    Posted September 19, 2014

      New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained IIO 14-00o162 – Vancouver Police Department On September 16, 2014, officers from VPD were responding to a complaint of an alleged armed robbery that had reportedly

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  • IIO Seeks Witnesses to Incident in Port Moody

    Posted September 19, 2014

    Information Bulletin Independent Investigations Office Sept 19, 2014   SURREY - The Independent Investigations Office of BC has assumed jurisdiction for investigating an incident involving the Vancouver Police Department. On Sept. 16, 2014,

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  • IIO Investigators Deployed to Valemount

    Posted September 17, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN
 Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release September 17, 2014 SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) confirms that its investigators have been deployed to a remote area near Valemount on

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  • 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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