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The SiRT will usually distribute a media release at or near the commencement of each of its investigations. Those releases will be found in this section. Other news items of interest relevant to the SiRT are also posted in this section.

Feb
03

On May 21, 2015, SiRT began an investigation into a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer regarding a potential theft, breach of trust, and obstruction of justice committed by an officer.

Feb
03

Today SiRT laid charges of obstruction of a police officer and fabrication of evidence against Craig Robert Burnett, formerly a member of the RCMP.

Feb
02

On June 14, 2016, a 46-year-old male filed a complaint with the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) that a male HRP officer used excessive force during the man’s arrest on June 3 at an address on North St.

Feb
01

On October 3, 2016, the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP) contacted SiRT about a possible obstruction of justice committed by one of their members.

Jan
23

Early on the morning of August 26, 2016

Jan
06

At approximately 3:50 a.m. this morning a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) attempted to pull over a car on Agricola St. in Halifax. The car quickly accelerated and struck a power pole near the intersection with McCully St.

Jan
01

On January 1 Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP) and Search and Rescue personnel were continuing efforts to locate a missing 15-year-old male in Sydney Mines who had been reported missing to police on December 30th. Shortly after 9 a.m.

Nov
27

Shortly before 4 a.m Sunday morning Halifax Regional Police (HRP) encountered two motor vehicles on North West Arm Drive that appeared to be racing.

Nov
24

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding an investigation into a July 16, 2016 motorcycle crash near Waverly Road in Dartmouth following an attempted traffic stop by a member of Halifax R

Nov
21

On April 15, 2016, SiRT was contacted by a CBC reporter in relation to three YouTube videos posted by a resident o

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