Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
SURREY – The Chief Civilian Director (CCD) has now made his decision on jurisdiction related to the recent officer involved shooting in Kamloops.
In reviewing the available information, the CCD does not consider the affected person’s injury serious as defined by the Police Act. As such, the IIO will be releasing all jurisdiction back to the RCMP in order for them to conduct their investigation into the actions of the affected person.
The Police Act defines serious harm as an injury that:
• May result in death
• May cause serious disfigurement or
• May cause substantial loss or impairment of mobility of the body as a whole or of the function of any limb or organ.