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August

18 August, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Man Injured during Arrest by Perth County OPP Officers

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Ontario Provincial Police officer from the Perth County detachment in relation to the injuries sustained by a 71-year-old man in February of 2016.

15 August, 2017

SIU Charges Police Officer in Relation to Man’s Arrest in London

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a London Police Service (LPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the arrest of a 60-year-old man in May of 2017. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

14 August, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Case where Vehicle Plunged into Lake Erie

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an incident where a 57-year-old man drove his vehicle into Lake Erie on June 23, 2017. The man’s body was recovered from the lake the following day.

11 August, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Woodstock

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 45-year-old man in Woodstock.

10 August, 2017

SIU Investigation into St. Catharines Interaction Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Niagara Regional Police Service officer in relation to an incident that took place at a shopping mall in St. Catharines on March 17, 2016 with a 16-year-old male.

10 August, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Fatally Shot in Hamilton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Hamilton Police Service officer in relation to the shooting death of 36-year-old Anthony Divers just before midnight on September 30, 2016.

3 August, 2017

SIU Investigation Started following Bank Robbery and Crash in Guelph

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a young man was seriously injured following a bank robbery in Guelph.

2 August, 2017

No Further Action Contemplated following Investigation into Pursuit of Stolen Car that Ended with Crash into Uber Vehicle

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has concluded that a Toronto Police officer did not drive in a manner that exceeded the limits prescribed by criminal law in an incident in which the officer pursued a stolen vehicle that later collided with a car operating as an Uber vehicle.
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online. It can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.

July

28 July, 2017

SIU Director: Unable to Find Grounds to Charge Toronto Officer in Case Where Man Falls Out of Van during Break and Enter Arrest

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to an incident in which a 44-year-old man was injured after he fell out of a van and was arrested.
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online. It can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.

27 July, 2017

SIU Investigating Police-involved Shooting at Plaza in Mississauga

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a police-involved shooting that occurred overnight at a plaza in Mississauga.

27 July, 2017

UPDATE: SIU Releases Name of Chatham-Kent Man who Died

In accordance with the Special Investigations Unit’s name release policy, investigators have released the name of a man whose death is the focus of an investigation in Chatham-Kent.

26 July, 2017

Death of Man in Chatham-Kent Prompts SIU Investigation

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is looking at the circumstances surrounding the death of a man inside a home in Chatham-Kent.

21 July, 2017

SIU Lays Additional Charges in Case Where Man in Whitby Sustained Serious Injuries

On July 17, 2017, The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, caused several Criminal Code charges – aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and public mischief – to be laid against Toronto Police Service Constable Michael Theriault in relation to the injuries sustained by a 19-year-old man during an interaction in Whitby in December of 2016.

20 July, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Thunder Bay

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 50-year-old man who was lodged in a Thunder Bay police station cell last night.

18 July, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Toronto Police Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 19-year-old man during an interaction in Whitby in December of 2016.

18 July, 2017

SIU Investigation into Shooting Outside Toronto Bank Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the shooting injuries sustained by a 30-year-old man on February 20, 2016 outside a bank in Toronto.

18 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Sustains Injuries in Oakville

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Halton Regional Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 35-year-old man during an interaction on March 5, 2016 outside a restaurant in Oakville.

14 July, 2017

No Criminal Wrongdoing in Case where Man Drowned in Welland Canal

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Niagara Regional Police Service officer in relation to the drowning death of a 93-year-old man. The man’s submerged body was located in the Welland Canal on April 1, 2016.
 

13 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Sustains Injuries in Sudbury

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Greater Sudbury Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 45-year-old man during an interaction on March 5, 2016.

13 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Sustains Injuries in Markham

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any York Regional Police officer in relation to the injury suffered by a 46-year-old man during an arrest on March 4, 2016 in the City of Markham.

13 July, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against OPP and London Police Officers in Relation to Death of Woman

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against two police officers in relation to the September 2016 death of 39-year-old Debra Chrisjohn.

12 July, 2017

SIU Investigation into Interaction in Mississauga Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Peel Regional Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 27-year-old man on February 28, 2016.

12 July, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction between Man and Police Officers in Toronto

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 46-year-old man earlier this week in downtown Toronto.

12 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Fatally Shot beside Toronto Railway Tracks

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the shooting death of a man on June 17, 2016.

11 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Sustains Injuries in Toronto

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a man during an interaction on February 7, 2016.

11 July, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted against any Toronto Police Service Officer after Man Injured

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 44-year-old man during an interaction outside the man’s residence on March 2, 2016.

7 July, 2017

SIU Seeking Witnesses to Incident Involving OPP Officers and a 62-year-old Man in Gowanstown

Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are seeking assistance from anyone who may have witnessed an incident involving Ontario Provincial Police officers and a 62-year-old man in Gowanstown.  The man suffered a serious injury.

6 July, 2017

Conduct Not Criminal in Incident in which Woman in Wheelchair Struck by London Police Service Vehicle

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined that criminal charges are not warranted in an incident in which a woman who was operating a motorized wheelchair was struck by a London Police Service vehicle.  The incident occurred on January 16, 2017. 
 
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online. It can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports

4 July, 2017

SIU Lays Charge against Toronto Police Service Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed a criminal offence in January of 2017. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.

1 July, 2017

SIU Investigating Incident in Chatham that Ended with a Man Suffering Severe Burns

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in Chatham that ended with a man suffering severe burns.

June

30 June, 2017

Incident in which Man Seriously Injured in Midland Subject of SIU Investigation

A Midland-area man has been seriously injured following an interaction with Midland Police Service Officers and the province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the incident.

29 June, 2017

SIU Publishes 2016/2017 Annual Report

Today, the province’s Special Investigations Unit made public its 2016/2017 Annual Report.

26 June, 2017

SIU Investigating Niagara-on-the-Lake QEW Collision

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 29-year-old man today in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

24 June, 2017

Investigators in Hamilton to Examine Overnight Incident that Led to Injury to Man

Investigators from Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit are in Hamilton to examine an overnight incident in which a man suffered a serious injury.

24 June, 2017

SIU Investigating After Vehicle Falls into Lake Erie

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a 57-year-old man drove his vehicle into Lake Erie yesterday.

23 June, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Belleville Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Belleville Police Service officer in relation to the falling death of a 30-year-old man on February 27, 2016.
 
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online. It can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.

23 June, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction between Man and Police Officers in Waterloo

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 31-year-old man last week in Kitchener.

23 June, 2017

SIU Appealing for Information after Man Sustains Injuries in Whitby


The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 25-year-old man earlier this week in Whitby.

22 June, 2017

York Regional Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against a York Regional Police officer in relation to incidents that reportedly occurred in 2014.

21 June, 2017

SIU Complainant Succumbs to Injuries While in Ottawa Hospital

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident involving police and a 43-year-old man that occurred earlier this month near Smiths Falls.

20 June, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Sustains Injuries in Waterloo - Director's Report

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Waterloo Regional Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 24-year-old man during an interaction on February 23, 2016.
 
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online. It can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.

16 June, 2017

SIU Investigation Started After Man Suffers Facial Injury in Search Warrant Execution

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation after a man suffered a serious facial injury during the execution of a search warrant in Toronto on June 15.

12 June, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Sustains Injuries in Windsor

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 28-year-old man yesterday in Windsor.

5 June, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Case where Man Died after Being Shot Multiple Times

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the shooting death of a 30-year-old man in March of 2016.  

5 June, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Kitchener Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) officer in relation to the death of a 37-year-old man in January of 2016.

3 June, 2017

SIU Called to Ottawa to Investigate Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a police-involved shooting in downtown Ottawa overnight.  Two men died in the incident and a third man was injured.

May

27 May, 2017

SIU Investigators Attend Niagara Falls Motel to Investigate Serious Head Injury

Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit are in Niagara Falls to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident at a motel early Saturday morning.

24 May, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Cambridge

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 26-year-old man that occurred earlier this week in Cambridge.

24 May, 2017

SIU Investigators in Cobourg to Investigate Death of Woman Following Police Interaction

Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old woman inside a residence in Cobourg.

18 May, 2017

SIU Investigators Called to Collision Involving a Peel Regional Police Cruiser in Brampton

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a collision involving a Peel Regional Police cruiser and two other vehicles in Brampton last night.

17 May, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Vehicle Collision that Resulted in Deaths of Two Individuals, and Injuries to Another

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer in relation to an April 2016 collision that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man and the injuries to a 21-year-old female, as well as the death of a 39-year-old man who succumbed to his injuries several months after the incident.

16 May, 2017

Charges Not Warranted In Toronto Shooting Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the shooting death of  21-year-old Alexander Wettlaufer in March of 2016.

14 May, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Falls to Death from Toronto Apartment Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old man last night in Toronto.

14 May, 2017

SIU Investigators in London for Vehicle Crash following Pharmacy Robbery

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has dispatched investigators to examine the circumstances surrounding an overnight collision on Hyde Park Road.  Two men were sent to hospital.

13 May, 2017

Investigation Started after Vehicle Collides with Residence in Scarborough

An investigation has started into an overnight incident that ended when a vehicle crashed into a residence in Scarborough.

11 May, 2017

SIU Lays Charge against Peel Regional Police Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a Peel Regional Police (PRP) officer who struck another officer with his vehicle in August of 2016 committed a criminal offence. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

11 May, 2017

SIU Investigating Incident in which a Vehicle Crashed into a Toronto Public Library Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an early morning incident in which a vehicle crashed into a Toronto Public Library building.

9 May, 2017

No Criminal Charges against Halton Officer in Relation to Toronto Shooting Incident

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) officer in relation to shooting injuries sustained by 51-year-old Grayson Delong in a September 2016 incident. 

9 May, 2017

SIU Seeking Witnesses to Incident on Yonge Street in Toronto

Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred before midnight on Yonge Street in Toronto.

8 May, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Two London Police Service Officers

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe two London Police Service (LPS) officers committed criminal offences in relation to the arrest of a 40-year-old man in June of 2016. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against each officer.    

5 May, 2017

SIU Investigating Single Vehicle Crash in Toronto

The province's Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a single vehicle collision on King Street in the Jane Street and Highway 401 area.

1 May, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses after Man Sustains Injuries in Oshawa

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred last week in Oshawa between a 35-year-old man and officers with Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS).

1 May, 2017

Blessures subies par un homme à Oshawa : l’UES lance un appel à témoins

L’Unité des enquêtes spéciales (UES) de l’Ontario lance un appel à témoins concernant une interaction survenue la semaine dernière entre un homme de 35 ans et des agents du Service de police régional de Durham (SPRD).

April

26 April, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Sustains Injuries in Kitchener

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 35-year-old man yesterday in Kitchener.

23 April, 2017

SIU Investigating Incident in Toronto; 61-year-old Woman Suffers Life-threatening Injuries

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in Toronto in which a 61-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries.

20 April, 2017

SIU Complainant Dies in Toronto Hospital

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate an interaction between police and a 65-year-old man that occurred earlier this month.

20 April, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Sustains Injuries in Strathroy

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 30-year-old man today in Strathroy.


18 April, 2017

Investigation Started into Incident involving Windsor Man

The province's special investigations unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in Windsor in which a 27-year-old man suffered serious leg injuries.

12 April, 2017

SIU Called to Three-Vehicle Collision at Whitby Intersection

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has been called to investigate the circumstances surrounding a collision involving a pickup truck and two other vehicles in Whitby.

11 April, 2017

SIU Publishes 2015/2016 Annual Report

Today, the province’s Special Investigations Unit made public its 2015/2016 Annual Report.

6 April, 2017

SIU Director Responds to Release of Report by Independent Police Oversight Review

Director Tony Loparco released this statement today following the release of a report by the Independent Police Oversight Review, headed by the Honourable Michael H. Tulloch.

4 April, 2017

SIU Investigation Started into Death of Man inside a Residence in Kingston

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man inside a residence in Kingston.

4 April, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Kitchener

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man today in Kitchener.

2 April, 2017

SIU called for Collision in Hanover involving Three Vehicles, including an ATV; Investigators Seeking Witnesses

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to a collision involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and two other vehicles in Hanover Saturday night.  One person was seriously injured in the crash.

March

30 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Collision in Scarborough

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a collision in Scarborough early this morning.

30 March, 2017

SIU Investigation into Mississauga Collision Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Peel Regional Police (PRP) officer in relation to the injuries sustained by two individuals in January of 2016 in Mississauga.  

29 March, 2017

Man Drowned after Vehicle Plunged into Lake Ontario near Kingston; SIU Finds No Charges Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Kingston Police officer who pursued a vehicle which hurtled into Lake Ontario in May of 2016 near Kingston. The 35-year-old driver of that vehicle died. 

23 March, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Toronto Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the death of 43-year-old Rodrigo Almonacid Gonzalez in November of 2015.  

23 March, 2017

SIU Concludes Investigation into Guelph Vehicle Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer who was pursuing a vehicle which ultimately struck and killed a female pedestrian in December of 2015.

21 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Falling Death in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 31-year-old man this afternoon in Toronto.

20 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Chatham-Kent Police Service Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against a Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) officer in relation to an incident that occurred in May of 2013.

15 March, 2017

No Criminal Charges against Peel Officers in Shooting Incident

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against Peel Regional Police officers in relation to the events surrounding a shooting  in June of 2016 in Brampton that resulted in a 24-year-old male suffering multiple gunshot injuries.  

8 March, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Falls to Death from Toronto Apartment Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 20-year-old man this evening in Toronto.

6 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Death of Abdirahman Abdi

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ottawa Police Service officer in relation to the death of 37-year-old Abdirahman Abdi in July of 2016 in Ottawa. 

6 March, 2017

SIU Called for Woman who Fell from Overpass in Burlington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 20-year-old woman at Dundas Street and Highway 407 in Burlington.

3 March, 2017

Update: SIU Continues Investigation into Kitchener Shooting

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to examine the circumstances surrounding a shooting injury sustained by a 39-year-old Cambridge man yesterday in Kitchener.

3 March, 2017

Former Peel Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a former police officer with Peel Regional Police (PRP) committed a criminal offence against a female in the summer of 2009. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the former officer. 

2 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Shooting in Kitchener

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a shooting injury sustained by a 39-year-old man just after midnight in Kitchener.

2 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Collision in Binbrook

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer in relation to a December 2015 incident in Binbrook, a community in southeastern Hamilton. 

1 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Injuries to Man on Highway 401 near London

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 38-year-old man yesterday on Highway 401 near London.

February

23 February, 2017

SIU Launches Online Video Series

The Special Investigations Unit is launching a video series to provide Ontarians with quick, informative answers to frequently asked questions about the Unit’s mandate, jurisdiction and investigative process.

17 February, 2017

Collision in Toronto involving Diplomatic Vehicle Subject of an SIU Investigation

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into a collision involving a diplomatic vehicle that happened in Toronto on February 16, 2017.

15 February, 2017

OPP Officer Charged in Relation to Arrest of Woman in North Grenville

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Kemptville detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the arrest of a woman in November of 2016. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.   

13 February, 2017

SIU Investigation into Toronto Collision Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer in relation to the vehicle injuries sustained by two men in January of 2016 in Toronto. 

8 February, 2017

Toronto Police Officer Charged in Relation to Firearm Discharge Outside of Hotel

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the shooting injury sustained by a man in February of 2016. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.  

6 February, 2017

SIU Investigating after Woman Injured in Collision in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained yesterday by a 57-year-old woman in Toronto.

5 February, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Falls from North York Apartment Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the falling injuries sustained last night by a 34-year-old man in North York.

3 February, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Dawn-Euphemia ATV Collision

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer in relation to a June 2016 incident in Dawn-Euphemia, located north of Chatham-Kent. At the time of the incident, the officer was working at the Lambton County Petrolia Detachment.

January

29 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Woman Sustains Injuries in Brampton

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 59-year-old woman yesterday morning in Brampton.

28 January, 2017

SIU Investigating Injuries to Man on Highway 401 near Woodstock

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 67-year-old man today on Highway 401 near Woodstock.

27 January, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Case where Police Cruiser and Milk Truck Collided

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police officer who was operating a vehicle that collided with a milk truck, resulting in injuries to himself and to his passenger, a fellow police officer. The incident happened in July of 2016 in Odessa.  

19 January, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction in Mississauga

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred at the end of October in Mississauga. 

18 January, 2017

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Fatally Struck on Highway 115 in Clarington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is releasing the name of the man who died last night after being struck by a vehicle in Clarington. Prior to being struck by the vehicle, the man had been involved in an interaction with a Durham Regional Police Service officer. 

18 January, 2017

SIU Investigating Multi-Vehicle Collision in Kitchener

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a multi-vehicle collision in Kitchener this morning.

17 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Police Vehicle in London

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 59-year-old woman yesterday evening in London. 

17 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Clarington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 30s in Clarington this evening.

10 January, 2017

SIU Investigation Started in Toronto after Man on Bike was Injured

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into an incident in which a 52-year-old man was injured when a Toronto Police Service cruiser and his bicycle collided.

6 January, 2017

Update to Investigation in Toronto: Woman has died

A 60-year-old woman – who suffered life-threatening injuries during an incident on January 2, 2017 – has died.

2 January, 2017

SIU Called to Investigate Incident in which a Woman Suffered Life-threatening Injuries in Toronto

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in Toronto.