Surrey. B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. is investigating a police-involved incident in Chilliwack.
On February 12, 2020 at approximately 7:45 pm, Chilliwack RCMP took a man suspected of assault into custody from Chilliwack General Hospital. He was cleared medically, released to officers and transported to Chilliwack detachment cells.
On February 13 at approximately 7:30 am, a guard reported the man in medical distress. Emergency Health Services was called and the man was taken back to Chilliwack General Hospital. He has since been released.
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.