SIU Determines No Charges Warranted in Incident where Peel Officers Tried to Prevent Man from Falling to His Death
Case Number: 15-OCD-108
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- Around 7:15 a.m. on June 2, 2015, Peel Regional Police officers responded to a distress call at an apartment building located at 208 Enfield Drive in Mississauga.
- Officers entered the building, having received information that a 26-year-old man was on the roof.
- As the officers and a security guard exited the elevator into an enclosed rooftop party room, they saw the man on the outside ledge of a glass partition around the building’s edge.
- The officers motioned and exhorted the man to return to the lounge.
- The man stepped from the ledge as the security guard was opening the door to the outside portion of the roof.
- The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must
- consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
- depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
- report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.
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