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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.

Sep
21

On August 12, 2021, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint from a third party that an officer had pointed their service weapon at a person known to them.

Sep
17

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) has laid a charge against a 35-year-old member of the Bridgewater Police Service.

Jul
05

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) laid four charges against, a 31-year-old member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP).

Jun
01

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded its investigation regarding an allegation of assault made against an officer with the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP) in February 2021.

Apr
19

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has commenced an investigation into an allegation of assault committed by Cape Breton Regional Police Officers.

Mar
26

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into the discharge of a firearm by a Halifax Regional Police Officer.

Mar
25

On September 8, 2020, then Minister of Justice and Attorney General Mark Furey, asked the Serious Incident Response Team to investigate whether there was criminal misconduct by the police during the period before the appeal of Glen Assoun’s convic

Mar
09

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into the shooting of a male by the Halifax District RCMP.

Mar
02

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has cleared two RCMP Officers of any wrongdoing in the discharge of their firearms.

Feb
23

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report in relation to an incident involving RCMP Officers.

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