IIO is Investigating an Incident in Vancouver (2022-005)

Case: 2022-005 Incident Date: January 13, 2022 Agency: Municipal Location: Vancouver Detachment: Vancouver Police Department Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - Without Public Report

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 January 13, 2022, police received information regarding an alleged altercation between two men that occurred earlier that day. One of the men reportedly returned to his residence in the 900 block of Main Street where he was located by police at approximately 9:00 p.m. and arrested.

At some point during the day, the man sustained a serious but not life-threatening injury. The IIO has commenced an investigation to determine what role, if any, police actions may have played.

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.


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