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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.
On June 14, 2016 a 46-year-old male filed a complaint with the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) that excessive force was used against him by a male HRP member during an arrest on June 3. That arrest occurred on North St.
At approximately 8:45 p.m. Saturday night a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) was attempting to pull over a motorcycle in Dartmouth that was associated with an earlier complaint of assault from Highfield Park.
The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report about an allegation that a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer wrongly deleted a civilian’s video of an arrest of a 17-year-old male.
The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report involving an investigation into a complaint of perjury made against Sgt. Ken Routledge of the Cape Breton Regional Police.
On Friday, April 15, SiRT became aware of videos showing the arrest of a male by three male members of the RCMP inside of premises located in Lunenburg County. The incident has been the subject of various media coverage since that time.