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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.

Jul
04

Early this morning Bridgetown RCMP officers responded to a complaint of arson at a home in Hillsburn, Annapolis County. A short time later they received a gun complaint in relation to the suspect in the arson matter.

Jun
16

Early this morning Halifax Regional Police (HRP) found a 41-year-old Spryfield male unresponsive in their cells at 1:45 a.m.  EHS was called and attended but efforts to resuscitate the male were unsuccessful.

Jun
11

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has commenced an investigation into the pursuit of a motor vehicle in Coxheath, Cape Breton, Saturday night that led to a single vehicle crash.

May
24

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.

Apr
20

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.

Apr
20

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding the arrest of a man at a property on Highway 311 in Colchester County on the early morning of August 21, 2015.

Apr
18

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has begun an investigation into an accident Saturday evening in Cole Harbour between an RCMP vehicle and another car.

Apr
15

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has commenced an investigation into injuries suffered by a male who was being sought by Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officers.

Apr
07

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding an investigation into the November 10, 2015 arrest of a 22-year-old male outside of a Westville Pub.

Mar
24

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding an investigation into a September 5, 2015 motorcycle crash in Digby following an attempted traffic stop by two members of the RCMP in Digby.

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