New Investigations – Jurisdiction Sustained
On December 6 at approximately 12:30 a.m., RCMP officers in Kelowna were conducting a road check when a vehicle allegedly failed to stop for the check. A pursuit ensued and ended when the subject vehicle struck a pedestrian. The affected person sustained injuries and was transported to hospital.
On the afternoon of December 14, Vancouver police officers attended City Hall, in response to a report of a physical altercation between an adult male and a security guard. Officers arrested the adult male outside City Hall. During the arrest, the affected person sustained injuries and was transported to hospital.
In both of these cases, the IIO was notified and the investigations are presently underway. The involved police agencies remain responsible for any parallel investigations into the actions of the affected persons.
Reports to Crown Counsel
The Chief Civilian Director made four reports to Crown Counsel in relation to incidents involving the Vancouver Police Department, the Chilliwack RCMP and the Prince George RCMP:
The IIO issued three Public Reports, relating to incidents involving the RCMP in Surrey, Burnaby and North Vancouver: