Independent Investigations Office

Man Found Unconscious In Police Vehicle

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vancouver's police watchdog is investigating after a man was found unconscious in a police vehicle following arrest.Vancouver police issue...

They Don't Have To Be Nice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Police officers don't have to be perfect, nor do they have to be nice when arresting people who may become abusive, said British Columbia's...

Watchdog Drops 201 Police Complaints

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's police watchdog says it received 233 complaints of police-involved incidents during its first seven months of operation...

Watchdog Probes Death In Police Custody

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - B.C.'s police watchdog says a man who was arrested by Vancouver officers has died in hospital.The Independent Investigations Office say...

Canine Bite Gets Police Watchdog's Attention

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - A team from B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office is in Nanaimo, probing a case involving two people bitten by a police dog.A news ...

Stunting May Be Factor In Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANDERHOOF, B.C. - B.C.'s independent police watchdog has deployed investigators to Vanderhoof after a car was observed stunting in a parking lot befo...

Man Chased By RCMP Falls Down Cliff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office has been deployed to Prince George after a man being pursued by a Mountie fell down an ...

RCMP Cleared In Crash That Killed Father

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Langley RCMP have been cleared in a deadly crash that began when a man fled a police traffic stop earlier this year, concluded B.C.'s independent poli...

Police Cleared In Drunk Man's Death

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's fledgling police watchdog has its first major case under its belt, and its lead investigator says that despite being in...

Motorcycle Crashes Into B.C. RCMP Cruiser

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. - B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office is looking into a motorcycle crash near Campbell River early Sunday morning that invol...

Man Dies After Vancouver Police Taser Use

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The BC Coroners Service has identified the deceased man as Alton Bernard Cuyugan, 33, of Vancouver. B.C.'s independent agency is investigat...

Deadly Police Shooting And Crash Probed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: - Oct. 31, 2012: The B.C. Coroner's Service has identified a man shot in a police incident on Skeena Street in East Vancouver as 52-year-old C...

Vancouver Man Dies In Police Custody

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The B.C. Coroner's Office has identified the man as Stanley Robert Morrison, 51, from Vancouver. B.C's police watchdog has been called in t...

Fatal RCMP Shooting B.C. Watchdog's First Test

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The shooting victim has been identified as 40-year-old Gregory Matters. VANCOUVER - The investigation skills of British Columbia's newly-mi...

Suspect Shot Dead By RCMP

The Province | Larissa Cahute | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A suspect is dead after a police-involved shooting in a rural area southeast of Prince George Monday night. On what was their first night on the jo...

B.C. Police Watchdog Unleashed

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Starting Monday, police incidents in British Columbia that end in fatalities or serious injury will be investigated by an outside agency.T...

Andree Lau

B.C.'s Police Watchdog Ready To Shock People

HuffingtonPost.com | Andree Lau | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Richard Rosenthal says he's ready to make a mark as B.C.'s first independent police monitor by investigating serious incidents involving officers in a...