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October

17 October, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted Against OPP Officer in Relation to Jasper Area Vehicle Fatality

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Leeds Ontario Provincial Police officer in relation to a May 2016 collision that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man.

17 October, 2017

Director Unable to Find any Inappropriate Actions on Part of OPP Officer in Relation to Napanee Collision

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 in relation to the serious injuries sustained by a 23-year-old woman in an April 2016 collision. The woman had been a passenger in a vehicle that had refused to stop for police.

16 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injuries Sustained by Man in East York

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the injuries sustained by a 30-year-old man in August of 2017 in East York.

16 October, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Collision in London

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the vehicle injuries sustained by a 30-year-old passenger on Friday in London.

16 October, 2017

SIU Investigating Falling Injuries Sustained by Woman in Thunder Bay

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the injuries sustained by a 19-year-old woman today after she fell from an apartment building window in Thunder Bay.

14 October, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of a Man on Highway in Hamilton

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding death of a 36-year-old man, who was struck by a tractor trailer on the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway yesterday evening.

14 October, 2017

SIU Investigating After Cyclist Collides with Police Cruiser Door in Leaside

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a cyclist in his 50s who collided with the door of a police cruiser this morning on the Leaside Bridge on Millwood Road in the area of Overlea Boulevard.

13 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Brampton Banquet Hall Interaction

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the injuries sustained by a 24-year-old man in September of 2017 in Brampton. The SIU was notified of the incident by the Peel Regional Police Service.

13 October, 2017

Update: Woman Identified in Windsor Death Case; SIU Appealing for Witnesses

In accordance with the Special Investigations Unit’s name release policy which requires consent from next of kin, the Unit is releasing the name of the 26-year-old woman who died last month, weeks after an interaction with Windsor Police Service officers.

13 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Interaction in St. Thomas between Police and Man

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an interaction that occurred in July of 2017 between a 37-year-old man and a St. Thomas Police Service officer.

13 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injury Sustained by Man while in Toronto Police Search Room

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the injury sustained by a 35-year-old man while in a Toronto Police Service search room last month.

12 October, 2017

SIU Investigating After Vehicle Being Followed in Ottawa Rolls Over

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a vehicle collision yesterday evening in Ottawa that resulted in a serious injury to a 16-year-old male.

11 October, 2017

Witnesses Sought to Arrest in North Bay

Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are seeking witnesses to the arrest of a 59-year-old woman in North Bay in mid-September.

11 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Niagara Falls Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the falling death of a 46-year-old man last month in the Niagara Region.

11 October, 2017

Serious Injuries Sustained during Rush Hour Arrest in Toronto; SIU Seeking Witnesses

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an arrest and serious injury that occurred during the rush hour on Queens Quay in Toronto.

10 October, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Arrest of Woman in Huntsville

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 in relation to the injuries sustained by a 43-year-old woman on May 14, 2016.

10 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation in Elliot Lake; No Serious Injuries Sustained

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an incident where a 28-year-old man sustained injuries in August of 2017 while in an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) cell.

10 October, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injury of Man while in OPP Hawkesbury Detachment Cell

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a serious injury sustained by a 56-year-old man in August of 2017 in Hawkesbury.

10 October, 2017

Collision with Cruiser in an Ajax Intersection Subject of SIU Investigation

A collision involving a Durham Regional Police Service cruiser and a vehicle in an intersection in Ajax midday Monday is being investigated by the province’s Special Investigations Unit.

7 October, 2017

Investigation Started Following Motorcycle Crash on Off-Ramp of Don Valley Parkway in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a motorcycle collision that occurred on an off-ramp from the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) in Toronto.

7 October, 2017

Update: Individuals Identified in Hamilton Fatal Collision

In accordance with the Special Investigations Unit’s name release policy which requires consent from next of kin, the Unit is releasing the names of the two people who died at the scene of a vehicle collision on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Hamilton.  

5 October, 2017

SIU Investigating Fatal Collision in Hamilton Involving Waterloo Regional Police Service

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal vehicle collision in Hamilton this morning.  

5 October, 2017

St. Thomas Police Service Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against a St. Thomas Police  Service (STPS) officer in relation to incidents that reportedly occurred from January 2016 to January 2017.

5 October, 2017

No Charges Warranted in City of Kawartha Lakes Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Kawartha Lakes Police Service officer in relation to the death of an 89-year-old woman on May 15, 2016. The woman’s death came several days after her interaction with police during a traffic stop.

5 October, 2017

Director Unable to Find Any Inappropriate Actions on Part of OPP Officers in Relation to Man’s Suicide in Hawkesbury

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 in relation to the suicide of a 41-year-old man on May 13, 2016.

5 October, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Fleeing Police Runs into Traffic in Burlington and is Struck

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 in relation to a traffic stop in Burlington on May 30, 2016. In an attempt to flee police, a 27-year-old male ran into traffic and was struck by a passing motorist.

4 October, 2017

SIU Discontinues Investigation into Injury of Man in Caledon

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has discontinued an investigation into a serious injury sustained by a 31-year-old man last month in Caledon.

3 October, 2017

SIU Closes Investigation in Windsor; Injuries not Caused by Police

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has discontinued an investigation into an incident that occurred in Windsor in August of 2017.

2 October, 2017

SIU Discontinues Investigation into Collision in Peterborough between Civilian Vehicle and OPP Cruiser

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has terminated an investigation into an incident where an Ontario Provincial Police cruiser was involved in a collision in Peterborough with a civilian vehicle in August of 2017.

2 October, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Arrest of Man in Toronto who Jumped from Roof of Vehicle

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 arrest of a 22-year-old man on March 12, 2016.

2 October, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction between Man and Windsor Police Service Officers

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injury sustained last week by a 22-year-old man in Windsor.

2 October, 2017

SIU Discontinues Investigation in Toronto; Injury to Youth Caused by Own Actions

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has discontinued an investigation into a September 2017 incident involving Toronto Police Service officers and a 16-year-old male in the area of Victoria Park Avenue and Finch Avenue East.  The male suffered a fractured right wrist during the incident in question.

2 October, 2017

SIU Investigating Vaughan Arrest of Man and Woman Who Were Wanted by Police

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the arrest late last week of a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman in Vaughan by York Regional Police (YRP).

September

30 September, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man on Bicycle Struck by Vehicle in Belleville

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a police interaction that occurred in Belleville and that ended when a man on a bicycle was struck by another vehicle.

29 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injury Sustained by Man in Sault Ste. Marie

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into how a 47-year-old man sustained a serious injury last month in Sault Ste. Marie.

29 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injury Sustained by Man in Cochrane Court House Cell

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the injury sustained by a 23-year-old man while inside a cell at the Cochrane court house. The incident occurred last month.

29 September, 2017

Director Unable to Find Any Criminal Wrongdoing on Part of OPP Sioux Lookout during Arrest

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 in relation to the arrest of a 22-year-old woman in Sioux Lookout in April of 2016.

29 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Man Injured during Arrest for a Break and Enter 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 serious injuries suffered by a 25-year-old man during his arrest in April of 2016.

29 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Peterborough Police Shoot Man who had Fatally Stabbed Woman

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Peterborough Police Service officer in relation to the shooting injuries sustained by 26-year-old John Lai in a residence in March of 2016.

28 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Injury Sustained by Man in Windsor

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an incident between Windsor Police Service officers and a 43-year-old man that occurred in August of 2017.

28 September, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction between Police Officers and Man at Yorkdale Shopping Centre

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 53-year-old man in North York last month.

27 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Falling Injuries Sustained by Man in Timmins

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into the falling injuries sustained by a man in Timmins in August of 2017.

27 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Woman in Windsor

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident involving the Windsor Police Service that occurred earlier this month.

26 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Fatal Collision in Arnprior, Appealing for Witnesses

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has been called to investigate the circumstances surrounding a multi-vehicle collision in Arnprior that resulted in the death of a woman.  Investigators are appealing for witnesses.

26 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Injuries Sustained by Man in Hamilton after Fall from Second Floor Apartment Unit

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the falling injuries sustained by a 31-year-old man in Hamilton this weekend.

26 September, 2017

Update: Woman Identified in Arnprior Vehicle Death

In accordance with the Special Investigations Unit’s name release policy which requires consent from next of kin, the Unit is releasing the name of the 65-year-old woman who died at the scene of a multi vehicle collision yesterday in Arnprior.

25 September, 2017

Investigation Started into Injury Man Suffered During Arrest in Etobicoke

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an arrest early Sunday morning in Etobicoke.

25 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Arrest of Man outside Scarborough LCBO Store

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 interaction with a 35-year-old man in December of 2016 outside of an LCBO store in Scarborough.

25 September, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Brant County Interaction between Police Officers and Man

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 54-year-old man in Brant County in August.

22 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Vehicle Being Pursued Crashes in Whitby

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Durham Regional Police Service officer in relation to a pursuit in August of 2016 that  resulted in serious injuries to a 21-year-old man.

22 September, 2017

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

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating an interaction between Guelph Police Service (GPS) officers and a 26-year-old man in July of 2017 that resulted in the man sustaining a serious injury. Upon the SIU being made aware of the incident on September 14, 2017, the Unit invoked its mandate.

22 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Interaction between Man and Police Officers in Sudbury

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 36-year-old man yesterday in Sudbury.

21 September, 2017

SIU Started Investigation into Collision between Peel Regional Police Cruiser and Taxi in Brampton

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a collision between a Peel Regional Police cruiser and a taxi.

21 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Woman’s Serious Injury in Sarnia

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a June 2017 incident which was reported to the SIU by a woman on July 26, 2017.

21 September, 2017

SIU Investigating After Vehicle Being Followed in Toronto Crashes into Light Standard

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a vehicle collision today in Toronto that resulted in the serious injury to a 60-year-old woman.

20 September, 2017

Investigators Seeking Witnesses to Arrest outside Burlington Mall

Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are seeking witnesses to the arrest of a woman in the parking lot outside Burlington Mall on September 14, 2017.

20 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man Suffers Serious Injury During Arrest in Toronto

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 serious injury sustained by a 19-year-old man during his arrest in April of 2016.

20 September, 2017

Director Unable to Find Any Inappropriate Actions on Part of Ottawa Police Service Officers during Arrest

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 officer in relation to the arrest of a 36-year-old man in May of 2016. 

19 September, 2017

Director Unable to Find Any Criminal Wrongdoing on Part of Guelph Police Service Officers during Arrest

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Guelph Police Service officer in relation to the arrest of a 36-year-old man for public intoxication in May of 2016.

18 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Arrest of Man following Scuffle Outside a Toronto Nightclub

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the arrest of an 18-year-old man outside a nightclub in Toronto early Saturday morning.

18 September, 2017

SIU Terminates Investigation into Death of Man in Rideau Township

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an incident where a 43-year-old man sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound in June of 2017. The man succumbed to his injuries days later.

15 September, 2017

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

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a York Regional Police (YRP) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the arrest of a 30-year-old man in April of 2017. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.    

15 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Windsor

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34-year-old man in Windsor today.

14 September, 2017

SIU Called to Investigate Police-Involved Shooting following Street Corner Stabbing in Toronto

Investigators with Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit are examining the circumstances surrounding a stabbing and a police-involved shooting that occurred on a street corner in Toronto.

12 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Man Injures Himself in Presence of Toronto Police Service Officers

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the self-inflicted injury sustained by a 65-year-old man on April 3, 2017.

12 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Police-Involved Shooting in Ottawa

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a police-involved shooting that occurred this evening in Ottawa.

6 September, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Man Injured during Arrest in Niagara Falls

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Niagara Regional Police Service officer in relation to the injuries sustained by a 24-year-old man in September of 2016.

4 September, 2017

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Sudbury

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 48-year-old man in Sudbury early this morning.

1 September, 2017

No Basis to Impugn Actions of York Regional Police Officer in Suicide from Highway 400 Bridge

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, is satisfied that there are no reasonable grounds for proceeding with any criminal charges in an incident where a 49-year-old man jumped from an overpass of Highway 400 and died.

1 September, 2017

Complainant’s Severed Fingers Result of Unfortunate Accident in Barrie Police Cell

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, found there are no reasonable grounds for charges in a case in which a 38-year-old man was lodged in a Barrie Police Service cell and had two of his fingers accidentally severed.

August

31 August, 2017

Death Not Due to Lack of Effort or Level of Care; No Grounds for Charges in Bancroft Custody Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no grounds for proceeding with criminal charges in a case in which a 26-year-old man shot himself inside a residence in Bancroft.

31 August, 2017

London Police Officer Operated Vehicle within Lawful Limits in Collision that Injured Woman Crossing the Street

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined that no charges will issue in an incident in which a 20-year-old woman suffered a broken arm when she was struck by a police cruiser in London.

31 August, 2017

SIU Investigators Examining Incident Inside Hawkesbury OPP Detachment

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident inside the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, after which a 56-year-old man was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

31 August, 2017

Director Unable to Find Any Inappropriate Actions on Part of Niagara Regional Police Service Officers during Interaction

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined that there are no grounds for proceeding with criminal charges in a matter in which a 51-year-old woman was arrested for impaired driving and suffered a fractured ankle.

28 August, 2017

Acting Director: Charges Should Not Issue in Thunder Bay Death Case in which Man Barricaded Himself inside Motel Room

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges following an incident in Thunder Bay in which a man barricaded himself inside a motel room and later died of a drug overdose.

28 August, 2017

No Reasonable Grounds to Charge Toronto Police Officers in Matter in which Broken Nose Appears Accidental

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges in a matter in Toronto in which a 58-year-old woman suffered a broken nose.

27 August, 2017

Single Vehicle Rollover near Smiths Falls Subject of SIU Investigation

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into a single vehicle rollover on Highway 15 outside Smiths Falls.

26 August, 2017

UPDATE: Teen Shot during Police Interaction at Mississauga Plaza has Died

A 15-year-old who was shot during a police interaction at a plaza in Mississauga in July has died.

25 August, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted after Man’s Fatal Fall from Balcony in Toronto

The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the falling death of a 68-year-old man in August of 2016.


24 August, 2017

Witnesses Sought as part of Investigation into Arrest of Woman in Downtown Toronto

Investigators are seeking the assistance of any person who may have witnessed the arrest of a 32-year-old woman in downtown Toronto.

23 August, 2017

SIU Charges Police Officer in Relation to Man’s Arrest in North York

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 arrest of a 23-year-old man in November of 2015. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.   

23 August, 2017

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

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 40-year-old man earlier this week in Newmarket.

22 August, 2017

No Criminal Charges Warranted After Man Injured during Arrest in Welland

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 the serious injury sustained by a 45-year-old man during his arrest in March of 2016.

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.