Mississauga – The Interim Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has terminated an investigation into the arrest of a 31-year-old man last month by Brockville Police Service (BPS) officers.
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.