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Communiqué de presse

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Mississauga Interaction

Numéro du dossier: 19-OCI-046

Mississauga, ON (1 mars 2019) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding an interaction that occurred yesterday between Peel Regional Police officers and a man in his 40s.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 8:30 p.m. on February 28, 2019, Peel Regional Police officers responded to the area of Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Road after receiving a call.
  • Upon arrival, officers located a man behaving strangely across the street from the Chrysler dealership. Officers apprehended the man under the Mental Health Act, and EMS transported him to hospital.
  • The man was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, where he remains in serious condition.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the Unit at 1-800-787-8529 ext 1965 or ext 9048. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

L’UES est un organisme indépendant qui enquête sur des rapports d’incidents impliquant des policiers et qui ont causé la mort ou une blessure grave, ou qui comportent des allégations d’agression sexuelle. En vertu de la Loi sur les services policiers, le directeur de l’UES est tenu :

  • de déterminer si un policier a commis un acte criminel lié à l’incident faisant l’objet de l’enquête;
  • compte tenu des éléments de preuve, de déposer une accusation au criminel contre le policier, le cas échéant, ou de fermer le dossier sans déposer un chef d’accusation;
  • de faire rapport des résultats de toute enquête au procureur général.

Read this news release in English.

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