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 EXPANDS INVESTIGATION INTO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

    Posted April 17, 2014

    Information Bulletin Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release April 17, 2014  SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has expanded its investigation into the April 14, 2014 shooting incident involving the Vancouver

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  • IIO Deployed to Incident in Vancouver

    Posted April 14, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release April 14, 2014 SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) confirms it has deployed investigators to an incident involving the Vancouver Police Department (VPD).

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  • Chief Civilian Director Makes Report to Crown Counsel

    Posted March 31, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN For Immediate Posting Independent Investigations Office Chief Civilian Director Makes Report to Crown Counsel SURREY – Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal of the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has made a

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  • IIO Update: February 21 – March 28

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Web Posting March 28, 2014 New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained On November 7, 2013, an adult male sustained serious injuries to his arm while being taken into

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  • IIO Seeks Witnesses to Incident in Surrey

    Posted March 10, 2014

    Information Bulletin Independent Investigations Office March 10, 2014 SURREY - The Independent Investigations Office of BC has assumed jurisdiction for investigating an incident involving the Surrey RCMP. On March 9, 2014, at approximately

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  • Chief Civilian Director Makes Reports to Crown Counsel

    Posted March 4, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Posting March 4, 2014 SURREY – Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal of the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has made reports to Crown Counsel in relation

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  • IIO Update – February 8-21

    Posted February 21, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Web Posting February 21, 2014 New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained On January 28, an adult male sustained a wrist injury at or around the time he was

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  • New Hazelton Case Concluded – No Jurisdiction

    Posted February 20, 2014

    INFORMATION BULLETIN Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release February 20, 2014 SURREY – Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal of the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has concluded that the IIO does not have

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  • IIO Seeks Witnesses to Incident in Courtenay

    Posted February 17, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release February 17, 2014 SURREY ─ At approximately 2 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2014, an adult male sustained serious injuries after he was bitten by a police

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  • IIO Assumes Jurisdiction For Investigation in Vancouver

    Posted February 12, 2014

    Independent Investigations Office For Immediate Release February 12, 2014 SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) confirms it has deployed investigators to an incident involving the Vancouver Police Department (VPD). According to

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