IIO Update November 14, 2014
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
IIO 14-00o179 – Surrey RCMP
On October 10, an adult male sustained serious injuries to his hand at or around the time he was taken into the custody of the Surrey RCMP. The incident was reported to the IIO without delay. Preliminary investigations were conducted over a period of several weeks, and jurisdiction was sustained on November 7.
IIO 14-198 – Victoria Police Department
On November 1, officers from the Victoria Police Department attended a residence in James Bay in response to a 911 call. They were confronted by one adult male, who was shot by police and died as a result of his injuries. The Victoria Police Department reported the incident to the IIO immediately.
CROWN COUNSEL DECISIONS:
On November 7, Crown Counsel released Clear Statements in relation to IIO investigations in Surrey and Penticton:
REPORT TO CROWN COUNSEL:
The Chief Civilian Director forwarded a report to Crown Counsel in relation to an incident involving the Abbotsford Police Department:
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