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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.

May
24

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding a motor vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of McCully and Agricola streets in Halifax on January 6, 2017.

May
16

At 5:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) vehicle was responding to a call for assistance. It was driving westerly on Cogswell Street toward the Willow Tree intersection reportedly with emergency equipment activated.

May
11

On April 17, 2017 SiRT commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 24-year-old male found leaving the Maritime Centre in Halifax by Halifax Regional Police (HRP) on April 16.

May
08

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has commenced an investigation into a complaint from a member of the public that video on his cell phone was erased by a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP).

May
04

On August 4, 2016, SiRT received information from the RCMP regarding alleged actions of a member of the Bridgewater Police Service in relation to a 17 year-old female.

Apr
24

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding a February 3, 2017 referral from the RCMP.

Apr
17

At approximately 9:15 p.m. April 16, 2017, Halifax Regional Police (HRP) received information about a potential assault that may occur in Halifax. The information suggested a group of persons were attempting to locate a male in the downtown area.

Apr
12

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding an investigation into a November 27, 2016 motor vehicle crash on North West Arm Drive in Halifax, which followed a pursuit by a Halifax Regional P

Mar
17

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding an investigation into a June 11, 2016 motor vehicle crash in Coxheath, Cape Breton, which followed a pursuit by Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP)

Mar
10

Today SiRT laid a charge of breach of probation against a 45-year-old member of the Halifax Regional Police, Jason Richard Murray.

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