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December

31 December, 2009

Update: SIU Investigates Firearm Death in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a police shooting on Sunday December 27, 2009 involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

28 December, 2009

SIU Continues to Investigate Toronto Firearm Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a police shooting on Sunday December 27, 2009 involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

27 December, 2009

SIU Investigates Toronto Firearm Death

Nine investigators and three forensic investigators from the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Toronto Police Service.  

26 December, 2009

SIU Investigating Barrie Collision Death

The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) is investigating the death of a Barrie man early this morning.

22 December, 2009

Toronto Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed criminal offences in relation to an incident involving a 21-year-old man. Director Scott has caused charges to be laid against the officer.

15 December, 2009

Update: SIU Continues Investigation into Sturgeon Falls Collision Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into a fatal collision in Sturgeon Falls that occurred on December 13, 2009, involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

14 December, 2009

SIU Investigates Sturgeon Falls Collision Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned three investigators and three forensic investigators to probe a fatal collision in Sturgeon Falls that occurred late last night.

11 December, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Windsor Traffic Fatality

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Windsor Police Service (WPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of a Windsor woman in October of this year.

November

27 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into London Collision

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer with the London Police Service (LPS) committed a criminal offence in connection with the injuries sustained by a 28-year-old woman in August of this year.

18 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Brockville Firearm Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe two Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers with the Leeds County Detachment committed any criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a Hammond man in July 2009.

18 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Brockville Firearm Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe two Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers with the Leeds County Detachment committed any criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a Hammond man in July 2009.

17 November, 2009

SIU Terminates Investigation into Sudbury Vehicle Injury

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has terminated its investigation into an injury sustained by a 20-year-old man in Sudbury early this morning.

17 November, 2009

SIU Investigates Vehicle Injury in Sudbury

Two investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding an injury sustained by a 20-year-old man in Sudbury early this morning.

16 November, 2009

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Scarborough

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred in Scarborough on late Saturday night.  

13 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Hamilton Firearm Injury

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the firearm injuries sustained by a 30-year-old man in September.

9 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into McTier Custody Injury

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Bracebridge detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the custody injury of a McTier man last month.

9 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Heidelberg Death

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an officer with the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a Heidelberg man last month.

2 November, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Mono Township Death

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Orangeville Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a Mono Township man in September 2009.

October

26 October, 2009

Toronto Police Officers Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe two Toronto Police Service (TPS) officers committed a criminal offence in connection with an incident involving a Toronto man in April of this year. The Director has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officers.

22 October, 2009

Appeal for Witnesses in Ignace

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred in Ignace on Monday, September 21, 2009.

22 October, 2009

SIU Moves Forward on Ombudsman's Recommendations

On September 30, 2008, Ontario's Ombudsman issued a report in which he made 25 recommendations directed at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). On March 31, 2009, consistent with the Ombudsman's request that the Unit report its progress to his office in six month's time, the SIU's Director, Ian Scott, wrote to the Ombudsman outlining developments at the Unit. Given the recent passing of the one-year anniversary of the Ombudsman's report, it is appropriate at this time for the Unit to report its progress to the public.

22 October, 2009

Appeal for Witnesses to Collision in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred in London on Monday afternoon.

21 October, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Collision near Morrisburg

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Stormont-Dundas & Glengarry Detachment committed a criminal offence in connection with the injuries sustained by a 28-year-old woman in August of this year.

21 October, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Elmvale Firearm Death

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police officer with the Huronia West Detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a 59-year-old Elmvale man in June of 2009.

20 October, 2009

Toronto Police Service Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with an incident involving a 40-year-old man in August of this year. The Director has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officer.

20 October, 2009

SIU Investigating Traffic Fatality in Windsor

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Windsor last night that has left a 56-year-old woman dead

16 October, 2009

Appeal for Witnesses in Vehicle Collision Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an incident that occurred in Waterloo in the early morning hours of October 10, 2009.

16 October, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Hamilton Vehicle Collision

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded there is no reasonable basis to believe that a Hamilton Police Service officer is criminally responsible for the injuries sustained by a 24-year-old man on September 3, 2009.

6 October, 2009

Appeal for Witnesses in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is presently investigating an incident that occurred in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. At about 1:47 p.m. on this date, officers with the Ottawa Police Service became involved in an incident with a man on a bicycle in the front parking lot area of 1535 Alta Vista Drive. The man was arrested and taken into custody.

6 October, 2009

Appeal for Witnesses in Ignace

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred in Ignace on Monday, September 21, 2009.

5 October, 2009

SIU Moves Forward on Ombudsman's Recommendations

On September 30, 2008, Ontario's Ombudsman issued a report in which he made 25 recommendations directed at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). On March 31, 2009, consistent with the Ombudsman's request that the Unit report its progress to his office in six month's time, the SIU's Director, Ian Scott, wrote to the Ombudsman outlining developments at the Unit. Given the recent passing of the one-year anniversary of the Ombudsman's report, it is appropriate at this time for the Unit to report its progress to the public.

1 October, 2009

Barrie Police Service Officers Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that three Barrie Police Service (BPS) officers are criminally responsible for injuries sustained by a Barrie man in July of this year. The Director has caused criminal charges to be laid against the officers.

September

28 September, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Osnaburgh Lake area Firearm Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer from the Pickle Lake Detachment committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of a 30-year-old Peterborough man in June of this year.

24 September, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Traffic Fatality in West Elgin

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Elgin County Detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of a 31 year old man in July of this year.

23 September, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Peel Region Custody Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers from Peel Regional Police (PRP) committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of a 42-year-old Brampton man on September 17, 2008.

12 September, 2009

SIU Investigates Death in Mono Township

Three investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 42 year old man that occurred in Mono Township on Saturday, September 12.

11 September, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Barrie

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers with the Barrie Police Service (BPS) committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death in July of a 48 year old man in Barrie.

8 September, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Carleton Place Collision

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) committed any criminal offence in relation to an incident in Carleton Place on July 15, 2009.

8 September, 2009

SIU Probes Incident in Peterborough Area

Two investigators and one forensic investigator from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding an incident that occurred at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, September 7.

6 September, 2009

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Ottawa

Four investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Ottawa that occurred on the evening of Saturday, September 5.

3 September, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in Hamilton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Hamilton early this morning.

August

27 August, 2009

SIU Investigation into Barrie Collision Death Continuing

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the death of a 48 year old man involved in a collision in Barrie on Tuesday August 25, 2009.

27 August, 2009

OPP Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed criminal offences in relation to a young female and has caused charges to be laid against the officer.

25 August, 2009

SIU Investigates Barrie Collision Death

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators and two forensic investigators to probe a fatal collision in Barrie that occurred early this afternoon.

20 August, 2009

SIU Investigates Vehicle Collision in Peterborough

The Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service contacted the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at 0047 hrs this date to report a personal injury motor vehicle collision involving one of their police cruisers and a male person on a bicycle. The collision occurred at 0025 hrs at King and Rubidge Streets in Peterborough. The cyclist was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre with head injuries. His condition is described as serious but stable.

19 August, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Toronto Crash

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to the injuries suffered by a 25 year old man in a car crash in July.

7 August, 2009

Toronto Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed two offences in connection with an incident that resulted in injuries sustained by a Toronto man. Director Scott has caused criminal charges to be laid against the police officer.

6 August, 2009

SIU Investigating Crash in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating injuries suffered by a 40 year old male, early yesterday morning in an incident involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS).

6 August, 2009

SIU Investigating Collision Near Morrisburg

he Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at a service centre on westbound Highway 401 east of Morrisburg early this morning.

July

29 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ottawa Firearm Injury

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence with respect to the firearm injury of Glenn Burrell on June 3, 2009.

20 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Newcastle Collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded its investigation into the injuries sustained by a Clarington youth in June of this year.

17 July, 2009

SIU Continues Carleton Place Collision Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the injuries sustained by an Ottawa man in a two-vehicle collision in Carleton Place on Wednesday July 15, 2009.

17 July, 2009

SIU Concludes London Investigation

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a London Police Service (LPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to the injuries suffered by a London man in a collision with a LPS police vehicle in the early morning hours of May 29, 2009.

17 July, 2009

SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Firearm Death Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a police shooting earlier this month north of Brockville involving officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds County Detachment.

16 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Shooting in Toronto

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two Toronto Police Service (TPS) officers committed a criminal offence with respect to the gunshot injuries sustained by a 38-year-old man in April 2009.

4 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Firearm Death

Eight investigators, including three forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds County Detachment.

2 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation in Burwash Area

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the death of a 65 year old Sudbury man in Burwash Township on April 30, 2009.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting of man by the London Police Service (LPS).

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Sutton

Four Investigators and two Forensic Identification Investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a single motor vehicle collision in Sutton.

2 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Smiths Falls Custody Injury

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to an injury sustained by a Smiths Falls woman in late February 2009.

2 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Toronto Crash

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Toronto Police Service (TPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the injuries sustained by a 42 year old Toronto man earlier this year.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigation into Firearm Death Continues

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Huronia West Detachment.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Firearm Death

Eight investigators, including four forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Huronia West Detachment.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigating Incident in Campbellford

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the serious injuries suffered by two people early this morning in an incident involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) - Northumberland Detachment.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Firearm Death

Three investigators and two forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) - Pickle Lake Detachment.

2 July, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation in Colborne

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers from the Brighton Detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the April death of a Colborne man.

2 July, 2009

Ottawa Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer is criminally responsible in connection with an incident that resulted in injuries sustained by an Ottawa man and has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officer.

2 July, 2009

SIU Investigates Custody Incident in Orillia

The Ontario Provincial Police contacted the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at 0525 hrs July 1, 2009 to report an indecent at their Orillia Detachment. A 48 year old male that they had been investigating went into distress in a holding cell and was transported to hospital by ambulance. The SIU is probing the circumstances surrounding the incident and has sent four Investigators and one Forensic Identification Investigator to Orillia.

June

22 June, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation in Chatham

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer from the Chatham-Kent Detachment committed a criminal offence in connection with the injuries sustained by a 15 year old boy who collided with an OPP cruiser on May 17, 2009.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in Toronto

Eight investigators and three forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Toronto Police Service (TPS) at an east Toronto address.

10 June, 2009

SIU Continues Investigation in Toronto

Four investigators and three forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) continue to probe the circumstances surrounding the injury sustained by a 17 year old male at a Toronto shopping mall.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in Toronto

Four investigators and three forensic investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding the gunshot injury sustained by a 17 year old male at a Toronto shopping centre.

10 June, 2009

Second Update on Ottawa Investigation

Mr. Richard Bastien died from the firearm injuries he received on April 22, 2009 during an interaction with members of the Ottawa Police Service (OPS).

10 June, 2009

Update on Ottawa Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its probe into the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a Montreal area man by the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) on April 22, 2009.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting of man by the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) early in the evening of April 22, 2009.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Death in Colborne

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances of the death of a 20 year old man in Colborne.  

10 June, 2009

SIU Continues Investigation in Burwash Area

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 65 year old Sudbury man in the Burwash Township area on April 30, 2009.

10 June, 2009

SIU Appeals for Witnesses in Ottawa Investigation

Four investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are continuing the investigation into an incident that occurred Monday afternoon at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.

10 June, 2009

SIU Probes Incident in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has sent two investigators to Ottawa to probe the circumstances of an incident that occurred yesterday.

10 June, 2009

Update to SIU Investigation into Toronto Crash

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of a motor vehicle collision involving a Toronto Police Service (TPS) police car that occurred May 16, 2009 morning in east Toronto.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigating Crash in Toronto

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has sent five investigators and two forensic investigators to Toronto to probe the circumstances of a motor vehicle collision involving a Toronto Police Service (TPS) police car today.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Collision in Burlington

Four investigators and three forensic identification investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a collision in Burlington last evening.

10 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Firearm Injury in Ottawa

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the firearm injury to a man who was interacting with members of the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) yesterday afternoon.

1 June, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation of Death in Elliot Lake

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer from the Elliot Lake Detachment committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of an Elliot Lake man in April.

1 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in London

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred in London early this morning.

1 June, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in Ottawa Area

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Ottawa area late last evening.

May

25 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ottawa Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a 27 year old Ottawa man in early March 2009.

21 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into ATV Collision in Sutton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a York Regional Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the injuries suffered by a 38 year old man in April.

19 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Grimsby Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of an 18 year old Grimsby man in September 2008.

13 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Traffic Death in Hamilton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Hamilton Police Service (HPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the death of an 18 year old Hamilton woman in March of this year.

8 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Mississauga Firearm Death

Ian Scott, the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Peel Regional Police (PRP) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a 40 year old Mississauga man in December 2008.

4 May, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Hamilton Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the firearm injuries sustained by an 18 year old Hamilton man in February.

April

21 April, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into London Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two officers of the London Police Service (LPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the gunshot injuries sustained by a London man in January of this year.

21 April, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Leamington Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Leamington Police Services (LPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the gunshot injuries sustained by a Leamington man in March of this year.

17 April, 2009

Charge Laid against Toronto Police Service Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that a Toronto Police Service (TPS) police officer is criminally responsible for the injuries sustained by a 30-year-old Toronto man and has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officer.

17 April, 2009

Durham Regional Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that a Durham Regional Police (DRP) officer is criminally responsible for the injuries sustained by an Oshawa man and has caused a criminal charge to be laid against the officer.

16 April, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation in Middlesex Area

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the February 26, 2009 death of a Mount Brydges man in Oneida First Nations Territory.

15 April, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation in OPP Tecumseh Area

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that three officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Tecumseh Detachment, committed any criminal offence in relation to the arrest of a Kingsville man in January of this year.

8 April, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Collision Near Dutton

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has determined that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer did not commit any criminal offence in relation to the injuries sustained by four people during an incident that occurred west of London on February 10, 2009.

March

31 March, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Smiths Falls Custody Injury

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to an injury sustained by a Smiths Falls woman in late February 2009.

30 March, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Incident in Schreiber OPP Area

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to an incident in Schreiber in late January 2009.

30 March, 2009

SIU Concludes Shooting Investigation in Midland

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Midland Police Service (MPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the firearm death of a 38 year old Midland man last month.  

30 March, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Hamilton Shooting

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that two Hamilton Police Service (HPS) officers committed any criminal offence in relation to an incident in Hamilton in late January 2009.

29 March, 2009

SIU Investigates Death in Hamilton

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has assigned five investigators and three forensic investigators, to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman and the injuries sustained by six other people after a collision in Hamilton last evening. The collision occurred after a vehicle reportedly failed to stop for a Hamilton Police Service (HPS) officer.

9 March, 2009

SIU Investigation into Ottawa Shooting Continues

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Michael Jeffrey by the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) on the evening of Friday, March 6, 2009.

5 March, 2009

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Toronto

Five Investigators, three Forensic Investigators and a Collision Reconstructionist from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police pursuit and motor vehicle collision in Toronto.

February

27 February, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Brantford Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Brantford Police Service (BPS) committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of a 32-year-old Oakville man in Brantford in late January 2009.

18 February, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Detah in Norfolk County

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers from the Ontario Provincial Police - Norfolk Detachment (OPP), committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of a 36-year-old Delhi man on June 23, 2008.

13 February, 2009

SIU Investigation into Hamilton Shooting Continues

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a man by an officer of the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) on February 12, 2009.

13 February, 2009

SIU Updates Collision Investigation

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is continuing its investigation into the serious injuries suffered by several individuals in a single-vehicle collision near Chatham on February 10, 2009.  

13 February, 2009

SIU Concludes Collision Investigation in Welland

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that a Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to the injuries suffered by an 18-year-old man a collision in Welland on December 28, 2008.

11 February, 2009

SIU Investigation and Appeal for Witnesses in Elgin County

he Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the serious injuries suffered by three people in a collision involving the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) near Chatham on February 10, 2009.

10 February, 2009

Ontario Provincial Police Officer Charged

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has reasonable grounds to believe that an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer from the Thunder Bay Detachment is criminally responsible for the death of an 18-year-old Thunder Bay area woman and has caused criminal charges to be laid against the officer.

4 February, 2009

SIU Continues Investigation into Midland Shooting

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a man by the Midland Police Service (MPS).  

3 February, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in Midland

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting of man by the Midland Police Service (MPS) earlier today.

1 February, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in Essex OPP Area

The SIU has dispatched three investigators, including a forensic identification investigator, to investigate injuries suffered by a 40-year-old Kingsville man, who was arrested by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers following a pursuit.

January

26 January, 2009

-UPDATE- SIU Investigates Incident in Brantford

Five investigators and two forensic investigators from the SIU continue to probe an incident this morning in Brantford involving the Brantford Police Service (BPS).

24 January, 2009

SIU Investigates Shooting in Hamilton

Eight investigators, including three forensic identification investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a police shooting involving the Hamilton Police Service.  

23 January, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Ingersoll Crash

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police - Ingersoll Detachment (OPP) committed any criminal offence in relation to the injuries suffered by two 23-year-old Waterloo men on September 26, 2008 in Ingersoll.

23 January, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in Schreiber OPP Area

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision west of Schreiber early this morning.  

22 January, 2009

-UPDATE- Man Identified in Brantford Incident

Investigators have positively identified the man whose body was recovered after he went through the ice of the Grand River in Brantford on Tuesday.

21 January, 2009

SIU Concludes Investigation into Custody Death

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that officers from the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) and the Ontario Provincial Police- Bracebridge Detachment (OPP) committed any criminal offence in relation to the death of a 31-year-old Oshawa man on March 31, 2008.

20 January, 2009

-UPDATE- SIU Investigates Incident in Brantford

Five investigators and two forensic investigators from the SIU continue to probe an incident this morning in Brantford involving the Brantford Police Service (BPS).

20 January, 2009

SIU Investigates Incident in Brantford

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding an incident in Brantford involving the Brantford Police Service (BPS).

15 January, 2009

SIU CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION IN LONDON

The Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), James Cornish, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any London Police Service (LPS) officer committed any criminal offence in relation to the injury of a London man on November 21, 2008.

4 January, 2009

SIU Investigates Collision Involving Toronto Police

Further to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) news release issued this morning at 10:48 ET, the following updated information is now available: