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December

30 December, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man in Sudbury Firearm Death

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of 46-year-old Marcel Tranchemontagne of Sudbury.  Mr. Tranchemontagne was fatally shot early yesterday morning during an interaction with officers from the Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS).

29 December, 2010

SIU Investigating Firearm Death in Sudbury

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm death of a man early Wednesday morning in Sudbury.

23 December, 2010

SIU Continues Sudbury Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the injuries sustained by a 27-year-old man when a van he was driving crashed into a building yesterday morning.

23 December, 2010

Toronto Police Service Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to the injury of a Toronto man in October of this year.  Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

22 December, 2010

SIU Investigates Injury in Sudbury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injury received by man in Sudbury early this morning. 

21 December, 2010

Toronto Police Service Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in connection with the arrest of Adam Nobody during the G20 demonstrations in Toronto on June 26, 2010.  Constable Babak Andalib-Goortani has this morning been charged with assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267(a) of the Criminal Code.

21 December, 2010

SIU Investigates Injury in St. Catharines

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injury received by a 26-year-old man in St. Catharines early Saturday morning.

14 December, 2010

SIU Continues Investigation into Firearm Injuries in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the firearm injuries sustained by two men in Toronto’s west end on Friday December 10, 2010. 

14 December, 2010

SIU Investigates Injuries to Student in Kingsville

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 17 year old male in Kingsville.  

10 December, 2010

SIU Investigating Firearm Injuries in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injuries sustained by two men in Toronto’s west end early this morning.

7 December, 2010

SIU Appeals to Public for Information on Reopened G20 Investigation

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the custody injuries sustained by Mr. Adam Nobody on June 26, 2010 at the G20 in Toronto.

6 December, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Taser Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Collingwood Detachment, with a criminal offence in regards to the death of a Collingwood man in late June of this year.

6 December, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Crash in Kitchener

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer - Cambridge Detachment with a criminal offence in relation to the injuries sustained by a woman in Kitchener in late October.

4 December, 2010

SIU Investigating Firearm Injury in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called in to probe the circumstances surrounding the firearm injury of a 24-year-old man in Toronto early yesterday evening.

1 December, 2010

Toronto Police Service Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of a Toronto man in September of this year.  Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

November

30 November, 2010

SIU Reopens G20 Investigation

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is reopening an investigation into the custody injuries sustained by Mr. Adam Nobody on June 26, 2010 at the G20 in Toronto.

29 November, 2010

Man Identified in London Custody Death

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the death of 55-year-old Mario Hamel of London on November 25, 2010, while he was in police custody.

25 November, 2010

SIU Investigating a Custody Death in London

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 55-year-old London man who was in police custody in London.

25 November, 2010

SIU Concludes Six Investigations into Injuries during the G20 Summit

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has completed six separate investigations into the injuries sustained by six men during the G20 summit in Toronto in June of this year.  All of the men received their injuries on June 26, 2010 at various locations within the downtown area.

21 November, 2010

SIU Investigates Death in Mississauga

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at 2770 Windwood Drive in Mississauga.
The Peel Regional Police (PRP) reported to the SIU that on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at approximately 2:20 p.m., two of their officers were investigating a domestic complainant at 2770 Windwood Drive in Mississauga. During the investigation a man fell from a balcony. He was taken to hospital and has been pronounced dead.

19 November, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation in Mt. Forest

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Mount Forest Detachment, with a criminal offence in regards to the firearm injury of a Mount Forest man in late August of this year.

19 November, 2010

SIU to Probe Ottawa Incident

On October 27, 2010, Justice Richard Lajoie, in staying the proceedings against S.B., made the following comments regarding the conduct of certain Ottawa Police Service officers during Ms. B.’s time in police custody.

12 November, 2010

SIU Investigation into Orangeville Custody Death Continues

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the custody death of an Orangeville man yesterday morning.

11 November, 2010

SIU Investigating Custody Death in Orangeville

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a man early this morning in Orangeville.

10 November, 2010

SIU Investigating Death in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Toronto yesterday evening.

5 November, 2010

SIU Terminates Investigation into Custody Injury in Windsor

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has terminated its investigation into the injuries sustained by a Windsor man in late October.

5 November, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death in Red Lake

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Red Lake Detachment with a criminal offence in regards to the custody death of a Red Lake man in June of this year.

5 November, 2010

Toronto Police Service Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in Toronto in early June of this year.  Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

4 November, 2010

SIU Concludes Hamilton Firearm Injury Investigation

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Hamilton Police Service (HPS) officer with a criminal offence in regards to the gunshot injury sustained by a 39-year-old Hamilton man in September. 

October

29 October, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Injury in Ottawa

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) police officer with a criminal offence in relation to the injuries sustained by a man in Ottawa in September.  

29 October, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Vehicle Death in Whitby

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) police officer with a criminal offence in relation to the death of a motorcycle passenger in Whitby in August of this year.  

29 October, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Vehicle Death in Brampton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Peel Regional Police (PRP) police officer with a criminal offence in relation to the death of a motorcyclist in Brampton in early September.  

26 October, 2010

SIU Investigating Custody Injury in Windsor

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a man in Windsor yesterday evening.

26 October, 2010

SIU Investigating Injuries Received in Crash in Kitchener

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a woman during an early morning crash today in Kitchener.

25 October, 2010

SIU Investigating Custody Injury in Oshawa

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a man in Oshawa early yesterday morning.

24 October, 2010

SIU Investigating Firearm Death in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm death of a man yesterday evening in Toronto’s west end.

18 October, 2010

Peel Region Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with Peel Regional Police (PRP) committed a criminal offence in relation to injuries sustained by a man in August.  Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

1 October, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Whitefish Bay Firearm Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the May 9, 2010 firearm death of 39-year-old Brian Gray of Whitefish Bay.  Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe three Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers with the Sioux Lookout detachment committed a criminal offence in this case.

1 October, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Grey County Firearm Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the May 10, 2010 firearm death of 24-year-old Darren Burnside.  Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

September

30 September, 2010

Hamilton Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to injuries sustained by 58-year-old Po La Hay.  Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

29 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Death of Man in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm death of a 26-year-old man this morning in Toronto. 

24 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Death in Lambton County

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a 43-year-old man in Lambton County.  

21 September, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Toronto Firearm Death

 The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the April 19, 2010 firearm death of 49-year-old Wieslaw Duda.  Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe two officers with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in this case.

21 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Injury in Hamilton

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injury sustained by a 39-year-old Hamilton man today.  The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) reported the following information to the SIU:

18 September, 2010

SIU Probes Incident in Ottawa

Three investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding an incident that occurred at 10:52 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2010.

5 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Police Shooting of Man in Sault Ste Marie

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the gunshot injuries sustained by a man in Sault Ste. Marie on September 4, 2010. 

4 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Fatal Collision in Brampton

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle fatality of a man in Brampton on September 3, 2010. 

1 September, 2010

Update: SIU continuing to look into Hwy 401 Fatality in Whitby

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of 40-year-old Ioana Bocunescu of Toronto, and is appealing for witnesses to the incident that occurred on Friday, August 27th, 2010.  

1 September, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Injury in Mt. Forest

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injury sustained by 21-year-old Travis Hieber in Mt. Forest yesterday.

August

29 August, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Scarborough Firearm Death

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man on Sunday, August 29, 2010.  

29 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Death of Man in Scarborough

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm death of a man today in Scarborough.  He has been identified as 25-year-old Reyal Jensen Jardine-Douglas of Pickering.  

28 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Fatality on Hwy 401 in Whitby

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a person in the westbound lanes of Highway 401 near the Lake Ridge Road South overpass in Whitby.

26 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Fatal Police Shooting in Brantford

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man by the Brantford Police Service (BPS).

25 August, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Huron East Firearm Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the March 2010 firearm death of 70-year-old Fred Preston. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Ontario Provincial Police committed a criminal offence in this case.

25 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Death in Hamilton

Ontario?s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 65-year-old man yesterday in Hamilton. The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) reported the following information to the SIU:

24 August, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Peel Region Injury

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred between Peel Regional Police (PRP) officers and a 51-year-old man on August 19, 2010. The SIU was notified that:

24 August, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Peel Region Injury

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred between Peel Regional Police (PRP) officers and a 51-year-old man on August 19, 2010.  

20 August, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Guelph Vehicle Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the July 2010 vehicle injuries sustained by 25-year-old Richard Gouthro. Ian Scott, Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Guelph Police Service committed a criminal offence in this case.

19 August, 2010

SIU Closes Case into Fergus Death

Based on the Special Investigations Unit?s (SIU) preliminary enquiries into the death of 22-year-old Ryan Maher, SIU Director Ian Scott has terminated the investigation. The incident, involving officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), spanned the dates of August 13 and 14, 2010.

16 August, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Kingston Custody Death

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54-year-old man on August 14, 2010.  

6 August, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in North Oakville OPP collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to a collision involving an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) cruiser and a civilian vehicle at the QEW Eastbound off-ramp at Trafalgar Road. The incident took place on July 27, 2010.

5 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Injuries in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman in Toronto.

5 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Injuries in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man in Toronto.

5 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Injuries in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman in Toronto.

5 August, 2010

Update: SIU Investigates Injuries in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman in Toronto.

5 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Injuries in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man in Toronto.

4 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Death in London

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a twenty-year-old man in London.

4 August, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Death in London

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a twenty-year-old man in London.

4 August, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Ottawa Firearm Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the June 2010 firearm injury to 19-year-old Ryan Charles. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

July

30 July, 2010

Correction: SIU Closes Investigation into Kenora Firearm Injury

On July 28, 2010, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) issued a news release regarding the June 2010 firearm injury to 39-year-old Helen Proulx of Kenora. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, concluded there were no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

30 July, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Kenora Firearm Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the June 2010 firearm injury to 39-year-old Helen Proulx. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

29 July, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Hamilton Custody Injury

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred between officers with the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) and a 49-year-old woman yesterday morning.

28 July, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Kenora Firearm Injury

On July 28, 2010, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) issued a news release regarding the June 2010 firearm injury to 39-year-old Helen Proulx of Kenora. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, concluded there were no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

21 July, 2010

Peel Region Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with Peel Regional Police (PRP) committed a criminal offence in relation to an incident dating back to 2003. Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.

8 July, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Waterloo Firearm Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the March 2010 firearm injury of 30-year-old Ryan Arcon. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) committed a criminal offence in this case.

2 July, 2010

Ontario Provincial Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to an incident involving a 21-year-old man. Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.

2 July, 2010

SIU to Review Evidence in 2003 Peel Custody Injury

On March 31, 2003, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) was notified of a serious injury to Hoang Quang Tran while in the custody of officers from the Peel Regional Police Service (PRPS) .

June

25 June, 2010

SIU Closes Case into Orillia Custody Injury

Based on the Special Investigations Unit's (SIU) preliminary enquiries into the injury sustained by a 40-year-old woman in Orillia, SIU Director Ian Scott has terminated the investigation. The incident, involving officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), occurred on June 23, 2010.

25 June, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Death in Collingwood

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a 27-year-old man in Collingwood.

23 June, 2010

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Orillia Custody Injury

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 40-year-old woman early this morning.

23 June, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Injury in Ottawa

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injury of a man last night in Ottawa.  

21 June, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Death in Red Lake

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a 41-year-old man from the North Spirit Lake First Nations.

9 June, 2010

Windsor Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Windsor Police Service (WPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to injuries sustained by a 37-year-old man. Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.

8 June, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Injury in Kenora

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injuries sustained by a 39-year-old woman in Kenora yesterday evening.

7 June, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Injury of Man in Hamilton

As a result of new information received by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) regarding injuries sustained by a 58-year-old Hamilton man, first brought to the Unit's attention on May 7, the SIU has taken jurisdiction of the investigation.

1 June, 2010

SIU Closes Second Investigation into York Custody Injury

On May 14, 2009, the York Regional Police Service notified the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of an injury to Stephen Gregory during a roadside arrest at Hwy 7 and Weston Road in Vaughan. An investigation ensued, which culminated in a conclusion by Director Ian Scott that no reasonable grounds existed to charge any of the subject officers. The investigation determined that Mr. Gregory was arrested after driving slowly into the back of another automobile. When police officers arrived, he failed to identify himself and comply with their directions. They misapprehended Mr. Gregory's resistance as wilful belligerence and used force to remove him from his van, which resulted in Mr. Gregory suffering a fractured scapula. Regrettably, though the officers could not have known, Mr. Gregory's behaviour was actually the result of the acute onset of a medical condition at the time.

May

31 May, 2010

Ontario Provincial Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Port Credit detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to an incident involving a 24-year-old woman. Director Scott has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.

20 May, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Sudbury Custody Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the April 2010 custody injury of 19-year-old Michael Joly. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe two officers with the Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) committed a criminal offence in this case.

20 May, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Toronto Vehicle Injuries

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the April 2010 vehicle injuries sustained by a 47-year-old man and his 9-year-old daughter. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Toronto Police Service committed a criminal offence in this case.

19 May, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses to Mississauga Custody Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred in Mississauga yesterday evening.  

18 May, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses to Windsor Interaction

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred in Windsor the evening of Thursday, April 22, 2010.

18 May, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into York Custody Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the March 2010 custody injury of 50-year-old David Orbst. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe two officers with the York Regional Police Service (YRPS) committed a criminal offence in this case.

17 May, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Toronto Vehicle Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the February 2010 vehicle death of 26-year-old Mahboba Attayee, and the serious injuries sustained by Fahemah Attayee, Nadia Hassam and Robert Smith. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Toronto Police Service committed a criminal offence in this case.

14 May, 2010

SIU Investigates Custody Death of Man in Dryden

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Dustin Cyler Douglas Rouillard on May 12, 2010.

13 May, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man in Grey County Firearm Death

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of 24-year-old Darren Burnside of Grey County. Mr. Burnside was fatally shot in the early morning hours of May 10, 2010 during an interaction with officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

13 May, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in Toronto Custody Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident which took place in the early evening hours of May 5, 2010.

11 May, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Killed in Whitefish Bay Incident

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of 39-year-old Brian Gray of Whitefish Bay.

10 May, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Death of Man in Holland Centre

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Holland Centre early this morning.

9 May, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Death in Whitefish Bay

Five investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 39-year-old man this morning in Whitefish Bay.

7 May, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in York Region Collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred at the intersection of Weston Road and Highway 7 on May 14, 2009, at about 3:00 p.m.

6 May, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in Toronto Arrest Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to on an incident which took place in the early evening of May 5, 2010.  

6 May, 2010

SIU Investigates North York Custody Death

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of 18-year-old Junior Alexander Manon that occurred yesterday evening.

5 May, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Kenora Incident

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Kenora detachment committed any criminal offence in relation to the custody injury sustained by 34-year-old Toby Kakegamic of Kenora in March of this year.

April

28 April, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Oshawa Vehicle Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the circumstances around the March 2010 vehicle death of 31-year-old Justin Baron. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Durham Regional Police Service committed a criminal offence in this case.

21 April, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses to Sudbury Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred at a bush party on April 16, 2010.

19 April, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man in Toronto Firearm Death

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of 50-year-old Wieslaw Duda of Mississauga. Mr. Duda was fatally shot this morning during an interaction with officers from the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

19 April, 2010

SIU Investigates Firearm Death in Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Toronto this morning.

3 April, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Toronto

Four investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Toronto that occurred early this morning.

1 April, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Injured in Waterloo Incident

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by 30-year-old Ryan Arcon. He was wounded yesterday during an interaction with officers from the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS).

March

31 March, 2010

SIU Investigates Injuries Sustained by Man in Waterloo

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a man this morning in Waterloo.

29 March, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in Toronto Restaurant Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred at a Toronto restaurant on March 6, 2010.  

26 March, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Wellington County Vehicle Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the February 2010 vehicle death of 22-year-old Katherine McNally, and the serious injuries sustained by 18-year-old Alexander Maxwell. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

24 March, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Oshawa

Six investigators and three forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Oshawa that occurred this afternoon.  

17 March, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Sturgeon Falls Vehicle Deaths

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the December 2009 deaths of 20-year-old Angele Penasse of Sturgeon Falls and 23-year-old Ghislain Gareau of Verner. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

16 March, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Hamilton Falling Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the February 2010 falling death of 32-year-old Kenneth Lee Charles Lyon. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe two officers with the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) committed a criminal offence in this case.

14 March, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Ottawa

The Special Investigations (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 417 near the Woodroffe Avenue interchange in Ottawa.  

12 March, 2010

SIU Closes Investigation into Chatham-Kent Vehicle Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the January 2010 vehicle death of 36-year-old Michael Henderson. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe a Chatham-Kent Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in this case.  

11 March, 2010

Update: Fred Preston Pronounced Dead

Fred Preston of Burk's Falls, Ont., who was involved in an interaction with police on March 8, 2010, in Huron East, was pronounced dead at the Victoria Hospital in London this evening.

9 March, 2010

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Injured in Huron East Encounter

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by 70-year-old Fred Preston of Burk's Falls. He was wounded yesterday during an interaction with two officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) that involved an exchange of gunfire.

8 March, 2010

SIU Investigates Injuries to Man in Huron East

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a man in Huron County today.

February

25 February, 2010

Toronto Police Officer Charged in Man's Injuries

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts surrounding the injuries that were sustained by 26-year-old Shayne Fisher during his arrest in June 2006. The Director of the SIU, Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with this incident. He has caused criminal charges to be laid against the officer.

24 February, 2010

SIU Finds Officer not Criminally Negligent in Ottawa Deaths

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts around the January deaths of two Ottawa residents - 24-year-old Ashley Boudreau and 33-year-old Andrew Ferguson. Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence in this case.

23 February, 2010

SIU Investigates Falling Death in Hamilton

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a Hamilton man that occurred today.

19 February, 2010

SIU finds officers not criminally responsible in Toronto Firearm Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has reviewed the facts of the firearm death of a 34-year-old man from Laval, Quebec. He died in December 2009 after an encounter with officers from the Toronto Police Service (TPS). Ian Scott, the Director of the SIU, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe TPS officers committed a criminal offence in this case.

19 February, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Scarborough

Six investigators and four forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Scarborough that occurred just after midnight.

15 February, 2010

Update SIU Continues Investigation into Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Scarborough

Six investigators and four forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding a fatal motor vehicle collision that has left a 26-year-old woman dead.

15 February, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Scarborough

Six investigators and four forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Scarborough that occurred just after midnight.

12 February, 2010

Appeal for Witnesses in Custody Injury Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident that occurred in the Town of Hastings on February 10, 2010.

12 February, 2010

Update: SIU Continues Investigation into Wellington County Vehicle Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into a fatal collision in Wellington County that occurred on February 11, 2009.

11 February, 2010

SIU Investigates Vehicle Death in Wellington County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators, four forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist to probe a vehicle fatality near Palmerston that occurred early this morning.

11 February, 2010

SIU Investigates Vehicle Death in Wellington County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators, four forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist to probe a vehicle fatality near Palmerston that occurred early this morning.

8 February, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Barrie Traffic Fatality

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of a 49-year-old man in December.

January

28 January, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ottawa Vehicle Incident

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the injuries sustained by a 55-year-old man in November. 

28 January, 2010

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Death in Chatham

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned four investigators and four forensic investigators to probe a vehicle fatality in Chatham that occurred this morning.

18 January, 2010

SIU Investigates Deaths in Ottawa

Two investigators and one forensic investigator from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a man and a woman in Ottawa.

5 January, 2010

SIU Concludes Investigation into Barrie Collision Death

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Stewart, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Barrie Police Service committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of a 48-year-old man in August of this year.