News Release

Aucun motif raisonnable de croire qu’une infraction criminelle a été commise relativement à l’arrestation d’un homme à Belleville

Case Number: 18-OCI-276

Mississauga (Ontario) (2 August, 2019) ---
Le directeur intérimaire de l’Unité des enquêtes spéciales, Joseph Martino, a conclu qu’il n’y avait aucun motif raisonnable de porter des accusations criminelles contre un agent du Service de police de Belleville, relativement à l’arrestation d’un homme de 37 ans en septembre 2018.

Rapport complet du directeur (avec description de l’incident, éléments de preuve et analyse et décision du directeur) :https://www.siu.on.ca/fr/directors_reports.php. 

The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of officials (police officers as well as special constables with the Niagara Parks Commission and peace officers with the Legislative Protective Service) that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. Under the Special Investigations Unit Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether the official has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, cause a criminal charge to be laid against the official where grounds exist for doing so, or close the file without any charges being laid
  • publicly report the results of its investigations

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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