Six investigations launched into B.C. police actions prior to now week


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Final Friday the IIO mentioned it was investigating an incident in Richmond on Could 28 that left one particular person useless.

In that case, Richmond RCMP had been referred to as to a report of a battle close to a enterprise on the intersection of Steveston Freeway and Quantity 5 Street.

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“Upon arrival, officers positioned the person in handcuffs and located the person to be in medical misery,” the IIO reported. “Officers started CPR and referred to as Emergency Well being Companies, who supplied additional medical help for about 45 minutes earlier than transporting the person to the hospital. The person was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving on the hospital.”

Final Thursday the IIO reported it was investigating an incident in Abbotsford that occurred on Could 21. On this case, officers responded to a report of a person who was alleged to have a weapon in a resort room within the 2000-block of Clearbrook Street.

“Police initiated containment procedures and deployed additional assets to the incident,” the IIO acknowledged. “After a number of hours of tried negotiation, officers compelled entry to apprehend him. Throughout the course of his arrest, the affected particular person sustained critical however not life-threatening accidents.”

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