No Criminal Charges Warranted against London Police Service Officer in Relation to Arrest of Man
Case Number: 16-OCI-128
(4 December, 2017) ---
The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a London Police Service officer in relation to the arrest of a 29-year-old man in May of 2016. The man later went to hospital where he was diagnosed with serious injuries.
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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