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News Release

No Charges Warranted in Relation to Brampton Woman’s Injuries Sustained When TPS Officers Executed Search Warrant

Case Number: 20-TCI-107

Mississauga, ON (18 November, 2020) ---
On May 10, 2020, a 75-year-old woman suffered a fractured ulna and radius of the left wrist in and around the time that Toronto Police Service officers with the Emergency Task Force entered her Brampton home on the strength of a search warrant. The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the woman’s injuries.

Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):https://www.siu.on.ca/en/directors_reports.php 

The SIU is a civilian agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or an allegation 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 investigations to the Attorney General.

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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