IIO is Investigating an Incident in Kamloops (2021-030)

Case: 2021-030 Incident Date: February 5, 2021 Location: Kamloops Detachment: Kamloops Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

INFORMATION BULLETIN
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating an incident in Kamloops.

Information provided by the RCMP indicates that on February 5, 2021 at approximately 11:20 p.m., police responded to a request for assistance regarding a man in the 400-block of Pemberton Terrace. Upon arrival, officers reportedly attempted to apprehend the man. An interaction occurred and the man went into medical distress.

Emergency Health Services attended and transported him to local area hospital for treatment.

The IIO is asking any person who saw, heard or recorded the incident to please contact the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.

Background

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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