POLITICS

Figures on cases investigated by Ontario's Special Investigations Unit

10/01/2013 12:34 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Ian Scott, director of Ontario's Special Investigations Unit, will soon leave his post following completion of his five-year term. The SIU is called in to investigate when police actions result in death or serious injury. Some figures related to Scott's tenure.

2008-2013:

Number of charges: 57

Cases currently before the courts: 21

Acquittals/withdrawals/discharges: 22

Guilty verdicts: 14

For 2012:

Intakes (SIU contacted): 382

Cases closed because no grounds to investigate: 136

Complete investigations: 246

Charges: 15

2011-2012 Investigations:

Firearm Injuries: 12

Firearm Deaths: 8

Custody Injuries: 172

Custody Deaths: 17

Vehicle Injuries: 33

Vehicle Deaths: 6

Sexual Assault Complaints: 55

Other: 1

Total: 304

SOURCE: Special Investigations Unit