IIO is Investigating an Incident in Vancouver (2021-198)Case: 2021-198 Incident Date: July 22, 2021 Agency: Municipal Location: Vancouver Detachment: Vancouver Police Department Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - Referral to Crown Counsel (RTCC)
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating an incident in Vancouver.
Information provided by the Vancouver Police Department indicates that on July 22, 2021 at approximately 10:40 p.m., police responded to multiple calls regarding an individual allegedly damaging property. Officers located the person at a business in the 1700-block of Robson Street, and the affected person sustained injuries while being arrested.
The IIO was advised of the incident shortly thereafter and has commenced an investigation into the incident.
The IIO is asking any person with relevant information of 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.
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.