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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.

Aug
23

Shortly prior to 11 p.m. Monday evening members of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) found a 47-year-old Dartmouth man unconscious in their cells. It appeared his condition resulted from self-inflicted actions.

Aug
15

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today announced its investigation of a member of the Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) for sexual assault and obstruction of justice.

Aug
04

Today SiRT laid charges of theft of cocaine, trafficking in cocaine, breach of trust, and laundering proceeds of crime against Staff Sergeant Craig Robert Burnett, a member of the RCMP working at the RCMP Operational Communications Centre (OCC), l

Jul
28

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding the arrest of a man in New Glasgow on March 10, 2016.

Jul
25

Late Sunday evening King’s County RCMP responded to complaints received about a car being driven erratically near Aylsford, King’s County. They located the vehicle on Highway 221 and attempted a traffic stop.

Jul
21

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.

Jul
17

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.

Jul
07

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.

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.

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