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News Release

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction in Mississauga

Case Number: 16-OSA-308

Mississauga, ON (19 January, 2017) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred at the end of October in Mississauga. 

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016, officers with Peel Regional Police Service conducted a traffic stop of a BMW on Grazia Court in Mississauga. Three separate unmarked police vehicles were involved.
  • There was an interaction between officers and two occupants of the BMW.
    
Three investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to investigate this incident.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1988. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

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. 

Monica Hudon, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342