Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC has concluded investigation 2022-246 into an incident in Tsay Keh Dene.
At about 5:45 p.m. on September 13, 2022, police responded to a reported disturbance at a residence. When officers entered a locked bedroom at the residence, they found a man suffering from a serious, self-inflicted injury.
The man confirmed to IIO Investigators that police actions did not play a role in his injury.
The Chief Civilian Director has reviewed the evidence – including information from the affected person, independent witnesses and forensic evidence – and determined that the officers are not responsible for the man’s injury.
The IIO investigation is now concluded.
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.
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