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December

29 December, 2008

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Niagara Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances surrounding a collision involving the Niagara Regional Police in Welland.

23 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation Into Incident During Fanshawe College Orientation Week in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the London Police Service committed a criminal offence in their arrest of a Fanshawe College student during Orientation Week.

22 December, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in Mississauga

The autopsy of Gregory Moynagh was conducted today at the Coroner's building in Toronto. The pathologist concluded that his death was the result of two gunshot wounds.

21 December, 2008

Follow-up to SIU Investigation of Fatal Shooting in Mississauga

Further to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) news release issued earlier today over Canada Newswire (CNW), the SIU has confirmed the name of the man fatally shot by a Peel Regional Police officer.

21 December, 2008

SIU Investigates Fatal Shooting in Mississauga

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man by an officer of the Peel Regional Police.

17 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Toronto Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in connection with an incident in which a vehicle crashed into the garage of a house in Toronto.

15 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Collision Death of a Markham Woman in York Region

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that York Regional Police officers committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of a Markham woman, who died in a collision with another vehicle following attempts by police to stop her.

11 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation Into Incident Involving the Oxford Community Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the Oxford Community Police Service committed a criminal offence in their arrest of a man during a domestic dispute.

8 December, 2008

SIU Renews Appeal for Witnesses to Fatal Collision Involving An Ontario Provincial Police Officer in Thunder Bay

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is once again appealing for witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle collision in Thunder Bay involving an Ontario Provincial Police officer last Wednesday, December 3rd.

8 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Explosion in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the Ottawa Police Service committed any criminal offence in connection with an explosion that left a woman seriously burned.

5 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Shooting Death in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the London Police Service committed any criminal offence in connection with the gunshot death of a local man.

4 December, 2008

Pedestrian Struck by York Regional Police Cruiser During Morning Rush Hour - SIU Appeals for Witnesses

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a woman was seriously injured after being struck by a York Regional Police vehicle this morning.  

3 December, 2008

SIU Investigates Fatal Collision Involving the Ontario Provincial Police in Thunder Bay

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision in Thunder Bay involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

3 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Injury Involving the Brantford Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the Brantford Police Service committed any criminal offence in connection with injuries sustained by a local resident during the course of his arrest.

2 December, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Allegation of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct Involving a Former Member of the Guelph Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a former officer of the Guelph Police Service committed a criminal offence in connection with allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct.

November

30 November, 2008

SIU Identifies Man shot and Killed by Durham Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has released the name of the man shot and killed by Durham Regional Police in a townhouse complex in Oshawa.

30 November, 2008

SIU Investigates Fatal Shooting by the Durham Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the fatal shooting of a man by a Durham Regional Police officer in a townhouse complex in Oshawa.

28 November, 2008

SIU Looking to Identify Two Witnesses to a Collision Involving the Peel Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking for two potential witnesses, including one who may have used a camera phone to record events surrounding a collision between a Peel Regional Police cruiser and a cyclist earlier this month.

21 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Shooting of a Man by York Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a York Regional Police detective committed a criminal offence in discharging his firearm at a man who drove his vehicle at him.

17 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Incident in Hamilton's Entertainment District

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Hamilton Police Service committed any criminal offence in their arrest of a man in the city's entertainment district.

14 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Injury in Hamilton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has found that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an injury, sustained by a local businessman, was the result of criminal conduct on the part of an officer of the Hamilton Police Service.

13 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Firearm Death Involving the Toronto Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that a man was fatally shot by a Toronto Police officer when the constable's pistol discharged inadvertently during a struggle at the scene of a break and enter at a Parkdale-area pharmacy earlier this year.  

10 November, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Collision between a Police Vehicle and a Cyclist in Mississauga

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to a collision between a Peel Regional Police cruiser and a cyclist.

7 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Injury Involving the Waterloo Regional Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Waterloo Regional Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in connection with injuries suffered by a man in the public waiting area of a local police station.

7 November, 2008

SIU Charges Barrie Police Officer with Assault Causing Bodily Harm

A probe by Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has ended with a criminal charge being laid against an officer of the Barrie Police Service.

5 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation in Sault Ste. Marie

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service committed any criminal offence in the case of a man who fell from his apartment window while trying to evade apprehension by the police.

4 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Death of a Welland Man in an Incident Involving the Niagara Regional Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that officers of the Niagara Regional Police Service were not criminally responsible for the death of a Welland man, who died in a single-vehicle collision while attempting to escape arrest.

3 November, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into a Custody Injury Involving the Ontario Provincial Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) committed any criminal offence in relation to a facial fracture suffered by a 35-year-old man in their custody at the Havelock Jamboree in Peterborough.

October

29 October, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Incident in Toronto's Entertainment District

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Toronto Police Service committed any criminal offence in their arrest of a man in the city's entertainment district.

28 October, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Explosion in Martintown, Ontario

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a house explosion, which killed one man and seriously injured two Ontario Provincial Police officers, was the result of any criminal conduct on the part of the officers.

24 October, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Collision Involving an OPP Cruiser and a Cyclist

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a collision between his cruiser and a cyclist in Orillia.

17 October, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to an Incident at Octoberfest Celebrations

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident involving officers of the Waterloo Regional Police Service during Octoberfest celebrations in Kitchener.

16 October, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death in Kawartha Lakes

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service committed any criminal offence in the arrest of 27-year-old David Stevens, who died while in their custody.

10 October, 2008

SIU Terminates Collision Investigation in Mississauga

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has terminated its investigation into a September 19, 2008 collision in Mississauga.  

6 October, 2008

SIU Investigates Serious Injury in Sault Ste. Marie

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances surrounding an injury suffered by a Sault Ste. Marie man during a police investigation.

3 October, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Injury in Sault Ste. Marie

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, James Cornish, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service officer committed an offence in connection with a dog bite injury sustained by a male during the course of his arrest.

1 October, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting Death in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a London man.

September

29 September, 2008

SIU Investigates Serious Motor Vehicle Injuries in Ingersoll

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances surrounding the pursuit of a stolen vehicle in Ingersoll that resulted in serious injuries to two men.  

26 September, 2008

SIU Investigates Custody Injury involving the Barrie Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident involving officers of the Barrie Police Service in which a local man was injured.

23 September, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Serious Injury in Marathon, Ontario

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a serious injury in a construction zone east of Marathon, Ontario.  

22 September, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses in the Investigation of A Custody Death Involving the Niagara Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses in connection with the death of a Grimsby teenager, who died after being arrested by officers of the Niagara Regional Police Service over the weekend.

22 September, 2008

SIU Investigation Continues into Custody Death Involving the Peel Regional Police Service

The following is an update to the SIU news releases of September 17, 2008 and September 20, 2008 re: the custody death of 42-year-old Sean Reilly. Mr. Reilly went into medical distress after being tasered in the cell area of 12 Division on September 16th and died later in hospital.

20 September, 2008

SIU Investigation Continues into Custody Death Involving the Peel Regional Police Service

The following is an update to the SIU news release of September 17, 2008 re: the custody death of 42-year-old Sean Reilly. Mr. Reilly went into medical distress after being tasered in the cell area of 12 Division on September 16th and died later in hospital.

20 September, 2008

SIU Investigates Collision in Mississauga

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses in its probe of a collision in Mississauga on Friday September 19, 2008.

17 September, 2008

SIU Investigates Custody Death Involving the Peel Regional Police Service

he Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a Brampton man, who died September 17, 2008 while in the custody of Peel Regional Police.  

17 September, 2008

SIU Investigating the Death of a Markham Woman In a Two-Vehicle Collision in York Region

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Markham woman, who died in a collision with another vehicle following attempts by York Regional Police to stop her.

12 September, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Police Custody Death in Strathroy

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of a local man.

10 September, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Collision in Hamilton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any officers of the Hamilton Police Service committed any criminal offence in respect of a motor vehicle collision that resulted in serious injuries for a local woman.

9 September, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Confrontation Between a Toronto Parking Enforcement Officer and a Man

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has found that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that members of the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed a criminal offence in connection with the arrest of 21-year-old Aaron Francois last month.

8 September, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to an Incident Involving London Police Service Officers During Orientation Week Near Fanshawe College

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident that took place during Orientation Week in London, Ontario.

8 September, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to an Incident Involving Officers of the Hamilton Police Service

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident that took place in Hamilton's entertainment district.

5 September, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Ontario Provincial Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that criminal charges are not warranted against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer in connection with a collision that resulted in injuries to an officer and two occupants of a civilian vehicle.

August

27 August, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Death of A Stratford Man

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers did not cause or contribute to the death of a 58-year-old Stratford, Ontario man.

21 August, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses in Port Hope Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is seeking the assistance of the public in its investigation into the death of a Port Hope man.  

20 August, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to a Disturbance at the Havelock Jamboree in Peterborough

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident involving officers of the Ontario Provincial Police.

15 August, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death Involving Niagara Regional Police

SIU Director James Cornish has concluded that there are no grounds to believe that Niagara Regional Police Service officers committed a criminal offence in connection with the apprehension and subsequent death in custody of 29-year-old Orlando Rotolo of Oakville.

13 August, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Fatal Collision

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Barrie Police Service (BPS) officer committed any criminal offence in regards to a fatal collision that claimed the life of 43-year-old Michael O'Keefe of Barrie in May of this year.

6 August, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Death of Peel Regional Police Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that the actions of police officers contributed to the death of a Peel Regional Police officer on June 13, 2008.

4 August, 2008

SIU Investigates Custody Injury in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has sent three investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 21-year-old man in Toronto.

July

29 July, 2008

SIU Invokes Mandate Following Judge's Ruling in Toronto Police Drug Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the case of a Toronto man, who suffered serious injuries during a Toronto Police Service investigation into drugs and weapons possession two years ago.

29 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation of Male Injured during Arrest by York Regional Police Officers

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that the evidence gathered in the course of this probe does not properly support criminal charges against officers of the York Regional Police Service in respect of their apprehension of a robbery suspect.

24 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there is no reasonable basis to conclude that officers of the Ottawa Police Service committed any criminal office in respect of their pursuit of a stolen vehicle in Ottawa last month.

24 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Death of Ottawa Woman

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that officers of the Ottawa Police Service were not responsible for the death of a 48-year-old woman, who fell from an apartment balcony on June 30, 2008.

21 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Fatal Balcony Fall

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any officers of the Peel Regional Police Service were responsible for the death of a 43-year-old Mississauga woman, who jumped to her death from an apartment balcony on June 29, 2008.

16 July, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to an Arrest by Toronto Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident involving Toronto Police Service officers last week.

14 July, 2008

SIU Investigates Fatal Collision Between a Police Cruiser and a Motorcycle in Windsor

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances and sequence of events surrounding a collision between a Windsor Police Service vehicle and a motorcycle that resulted in the death of the motorcyclist.

11 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Non-Fatal Police Shooting in Brampton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Peel Regional Police officer committed any criminal offence in connection with the shooting of a 23-year-old man during a stolen vehicle investigation on May 25, 2008.

11 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Single-Vehicle Collision in Orillia

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, involved in a pursuit along Highway 12 in Orillia on May 3, 2008, committed any criminal offence.

10 July, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Custody Injury in Toronto's Entertainment District

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for public assistance in the investigation of an incident that occurred in Toronto's entertainment district.

10 July, 2008

The SIU Concludes Investigation into Incident in Waterloo Region

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Waterloo Regional Police Service committed any criminal offence in their dealings with a distraught individual last month.

10 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Stabbing at a Scarborough Hospital

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service officer committed any criminal offence in connection with an incident involving a troubled patient at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital in Scarborough on April 16, 2008.

3 July, 2008

Toronto Police Cleared in Non-fatal Shooting of Bank Robbery Suspect

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police officer, involved in the shooting of a bank robbery suspect earlier this year, committed any criminal offence.

3 July, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Police Shooting at Avondale Cemetery in Stratford

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Stratford Police Service committed any criminal offence in his attempt to subdue an emotionally upset man in a local cemetery.

June

30 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Death in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 48-year-old woman this morning in Ottawa.

30 June, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses in Toronto Custody Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating an incident that occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 29, 2008, near the Mink nightclub on Pearl St. in Toronto.

30 June, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses in Death Investigation in Mississauga

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 43-year-old woman yesterday evening after she fell from an apartment in Mississauga.

25 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Injury in Thunder Bay

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the Thunder Bay Police Service committed any criminal offence while attempting to subdue a distraught 24-year-old individual on April 22, 2008.

24 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Custody Death in Norfolk County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) continues its investigation into the custody death of 36-year-old Jeffrey Mark Marreel of no fixed address.

24 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Custody Death in Norfolk County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the in-custody death of a man in Norfolk.

23 June, 2008

SIU Investigates (Custody Death, Norfolk)

The Special Investigations Unit has sent four investigators and two forensic investigators to Norfolk to probe the circumstances of the arrest of a 36 year old man by members of the Ontario Provincial Police.

20 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Pursuit in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances surrounding the police pursuit of a vehicle in Ottawa that resulted in injuries for both the police officer involved and the driver of the wanted vehicle.

16 June, 2008

SIU Continues to Investigate Off-duty Death of Peel Regional Police Officer in Cambridge

Further to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) news release of June 13, 2008, a post mortem examination was conducted at the Hamilton General Hospital on June 14, 2008.

16 June, 2008

SIU Continues Investigation into Collision Between Police Cruiser and Cyclist in Orillia

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the serious injuries sustained by a 28-year-old cyclist in Orillia on June 13, 2008.  

13 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Off-duty Death of Peel Regional Police Officer in Cambridge

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the death of an off-duty Peel Regional Police officer in Wellington County.

12 June, 2008

IU Concludes Investigation into Fatal Shooting in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two Toronto Police officers committed a criminal offence in connection with the shooting death of a Toronto man earlier this year.

12 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation in the Shooting Death of a Toronto Youth

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service officer committed any criminal offence in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Alwy Al Nadhir last October 31, 2007.

10 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Explosion in Martintown, Ontario

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into the circumstances surrounding an explosion in Martintown, Ontario that left one man and two Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers injured.

5 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Durham Regional Police committed any criminal offence in connection with the custody death of 47-year-old Salvatore Ruscica on November 10, 2007.

5 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Durham Regional Police committed any criminal offence in connection with the custody death of 47-year-old Salvatore Ruscica on November 10, 2007.

4 June, 2008

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to a Shooting in Brampton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its appeal for witnesses who may be able to assist with the probe into a shooting involving officers of the Peel Regional Police on Sunday May 25, 2008.

4 June, 2008

SIU Investigates Hit-and-Run Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for public assistance in its investigation of a motor vehicle injury in Marathon, Ontario on Wednesday May 28, 2008.  

3 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Death of Toronto Man

The Special Investigations Unit has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Toronto Police Service committed a criminal offence in connection with the death of a Toronto man.

2 June, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation Into The Use Of Taser By A Hamilton Police Service Officer

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Hamilton Police Service committed a criminal offence during his arrest of a distraught individual during a domestic dispute last month.  

May

30 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Tasering of a Murder Suspect by Peel Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers of the Peel Regional Police Service committed any criminal offence when they tasered a man allegedly involved in a fatal double stabbing.

30 May, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in Stratford

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting involving an officer of the Stratford Police Service in the early morning hours of May 29, 2008.

29 May, 2008

SIU Investigates Police Pursuit in Barrie Resulting in the Death of a Pedestrian

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in Barrie during which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a suspect vehicle.

25 May, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in Brampton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances of a shooting involving officers of the Peel Regional Police Service that occurred on Sunday May 25, 2008 in Brampton.

23 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into the Death of Courtney Kalyn of Windsor

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe officers of the Windsor Police Service committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of Courtney Faye Kalyn.

23 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Vehicle Rollover in Kitchener

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined that an officer with the Waterloo Regional Police Service did not commit a criminal offence during his investigation of a stolen vehicle.

21 May, 2008

SIU Investigates shooting by York Regional Police

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a man by a York Regional Police officer on May 20, 2008.

8 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Bramalea Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Peel Regional Police (PRP) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the shooting of 23-year-old Nirmal Singh Bagri of Brampton on March 26, 2008.

6 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Toronto Shooting

he Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has determined that the officers, who were involved in the shooting of, 33-year-old Adrian Quist of Toronto in September 2007, did not commit any criminal offence.

6 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Mississauga Shooting

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Peel Regional Police (PRP) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the shooting injuries sustained by a 23-year-old Hagersville man in Mississauga on May 1, 2007.  

3 May, 2008

SIU Investigating Incident in Orillia

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries suffered by a motorist in a crash just outside Orillia early this morning. The SIU has assigned four investigators and two forensic investigators to this case.

2 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Incident in Brant County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded its investigation into the injuries suffered by a motorcyclist in Brant County on April 6, 2008.

1 May, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation in Cambridge

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has determined that the injuries sustained by a man during a police investigation on April 24, 2008 in Cambridge do not fall within the SIU's mandate.

April

30 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Incident in Brampton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is presently probing an incident that occurred between a Peel Regional Police Officer and a 28-year-old man today in Brampton.

28 April, 2008

Update to SIU Investigation in Windsor

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into an incident that occurred early in the morning of Friday April 25, 2008, in Windsor.

25 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Injury in Cambridge

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned two investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 23-year-old man during a police investigation yesterday evening in Cambridge.

25 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Injury in Windsor

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned four investigators and three forensic investigators to probe the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 21-year-old woman during a police investigation early this morning in Windsor.

25 April, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Scarborough Shooting

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that the Toronto Police Service (TPS) officers involved in the shooting of 21-year-old Corey Sonier last year committed any criminal offence.

24 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Incident in Thunder Bay

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned two investigators and one forensic investigator to probe an incident in Thunder Bay.

18 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Injury in Hamilton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned two investigators and one forensic investigator to probe the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 31-year-old man during his contact with Hamilton Police Service (HPS) officers yesterday evening.

16 April, 2008

SIU Investigates Injuries to Man

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned four investigators and two forensic investigators to probe an incident at an east-end Toronto hospital late this morning.

6 April, 2008

SIU Investigating Incident in Brant County

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries to the driver of a motorcycle in Brant County earlier today.

3 April, 2008

SIU identifies man who died in police custody in Bracebridge

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has identified the man who died while in police custody in Bracebridge on Monday night.

3 April, 2008

SIU completes investigation into crash on Hwy 401 near Lancaster

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer involved in this matter committed any criminal offence.

2 April, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death of Sudbury Man

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the custody death of 37-year-old Normand Jeanveau of Sudbury in May 2007.

1 April, 2008

SIU Investigates custody death in Bracebridge

Two Investigators and one Forensic Investigator from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was in police custody.  

March

31 March, 2008

Ottawa Police Service Officer Facing Charges

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has caused two criminal charges to be laid against an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer.

27 March, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in Bramalea

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned seven investigators and three forensic investigators to probe a police shooting that occurred at 6:00 p.m. in Bramalea last evening.

26 March, 2008

SIU Continues Investigation into Shooting in Northeast Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into a police involved shooting that occurred in northeast Toronto on March 25, 2008.

25 March, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in East Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators and four forensic investigators to probe a police shooting that occurred in east Toronto this afternoon.

19 March, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) officers committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of Steve Remian.

14 March, 2008

SIU Completes Investigation into Vehicle Injury in Peterborough

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Service (PLCPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to a collision in Peterborough on January 25, 2008.

12 March, 2008

SIU Continues Investigation in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances of a fatal shooting that occurred on March 8, 2008 involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).  

10 March, 2008

SIU Updates Toronto Shooting Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances of a fatal shooting that occurred shortly before 4:00 a.m. on March 8, 2008 involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

8 March, 2008

SIU Investigates Shooting in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned a Team of Investigators and forensic investigators to probe a police shooting that occurred early this morning, involving an officer from the Toronto Police Service (TPS).  

February

28 February, 2008

SIU Appeal for Witnesses

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is presently investigating an incident that occurred just before midnight on February 19, 2008.

19 February, 2008

SIU Updates Toronto Shooting Incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances of a fatal shooting that occurred on February 16, 2008 involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).  

19 February, 2008

SIU Terminates Investigation into Collision on Highway 410

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has terminated its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 410 on Saturday, February 9, 2008.

17 February, 2008

SIU Investigates Fatal Shooting in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances of a fatal police shooting involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

15 February, 2008

SIU Completes Probe into North Bay Man's Injuries

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has concluded that, "There are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the North Bay Police Service (NBPS) officers involved in this matter committed any criminal offence."

15 February, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Thunder Bay Fatality

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has concluded that, "There are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the officers involved in this case committed any criminal offence in regards to the traffic death of Darlene Almos on November 6, 2007 in Thunder Bay."

14 February, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Toronto Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish has concluded that, "There are no reasonable grounds to believe that the officer involved in the shooting of a 17-year-old male Toronto youth on December 21, 2007 committed any criminal offence."

13 February, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Fatal Accident in Thorold

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) James Cornish has concluded that, "There are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers involved in this incident committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of a 15-year-old male in Thorold on October 11, 2007."

12 February, 2008

Corrected Headline to February 11, 2008 release SIU Investigates Injuries to Civilian in Collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is presently investigating the circumstances of a collision on Saturday February 9, 2008 between a car and a Peel Regional Police Service (PRPS) police car on Highway 410.

11 February, 2008

SIU Investigates custody injury in Mississauga

Three investigators and a forensic identification technician from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident at a residence in Mississauga.

January

31 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Death of Sarnia Man

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has determined, "Upon careful review of this extensive investigation, I believe that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Sarnia Police Service (SPS) police officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the shooting and death of Michael Douglas on March 7, 2007 in Sarnia."

29 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Peterborough County Deaths

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) James Cornish has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the officers involved in this incident committed any criminal offence.

25 January, 2008

SIU Completes Investigation into Collision in Niagara Falls

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to a collision in Niagara Falls in November 2007. The SIU assigned three field investigators and one forensic identification technician to probe the circumstances of this incident.

25 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Pedestrians Injured in Crosswalk

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed any criminal offence in connection with the injuries suffered by two pedestrians in a crosswalk on November 9, 2007.

23 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ottawa Man's Death

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officers committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of Mr. Carlos Alcantara Gome

16 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Shooting in Kitchener

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) police officer committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of Trevor Graham.

16 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Probe into Sault Ste. Marie Man's Injuries

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that no officers of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) committed any criminal offence when they arrested 81-year-old Eric Chapman on October 24, 2007.

15 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ottawa Collision

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that the evidence does not furnish reasonable grounds to believe that an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence when he was involved in a collision with another car on June 30, 2007.

8 January, 2008

SIU concludes Investigation into Toronto Man's Death

James Cornish, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the Toronto Police Service (TPS) police officers committed any criminal offence in connection with the death of Jasen Drnasin.

7 January, 2008

Niagara Regional Police Service Police Oficer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has reasonable grounds to believe that a Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officer is criminally responsible for the serious injury to a Toronto man and has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officer.

7 January, 2008

SIU Concludes Investigation into Sudbury Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any officers of the Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) committed any criminal offence, in regards to the death of a Garson man on November 6, 2007