SIU Lays Assault Charge against Toronto Police Service Officer
Case Number: 17-TCI-294
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Mississauga, ON (25 January, 2018) —
- At approximately 5 p.m. on October 10, 2017, the officer observed a man on a bicycle apparently committing a traffic infraction on Queens Quay just west of Yonge Street.
- The officer stopped and subsequently arrested the man.
- The man later went to hospital where he was diagnosed with a serious injury.
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.