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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.

Mar
01

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, a member of the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP) was travelling east on King St. in North Sydney when he observed a car headed west driving fast and erratically.

Feb
08

On February 4th, the Province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) began its investigation into a report of an injury sustained by an individual while being placed under arrest by members of the Cape Breton Regional Polic

Feb
06

The Province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a report of an injury sustained by an individual while being placed under arrest by members of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service.

Feb
06

The Province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a report of a domestic assault alleged to have been committed by a member of the RCMP.

Feb
03

On May 21, 2015, SiRT began an investigation into a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer regarding a potential theft, breach of trust, and obstruction of justice committed by an officer.

Feb
03

Today SiRT laid charges of obstruction of a police officer and fabrication of evidence against Craig Robert Burnett, formerly a member of the RCMP.

Feb
02

On June 14, 2016, a 46-year-old male filed a complaint with the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) that a male HRP officer used excessive force during the man’s arrest on June 3 at an address on North St.

Feb
01

On October 3, 2016, the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP) contacted SiRT about a possible obstruction of justice committed by one of their members.

Jan
23

Early on the morning of August 26, 2016

Jan
06

At approximately 3:50 a.m. this morning a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) attempted to pull over a car on Agricola St. in Halifax. The car quickly accelerated and struck a power pole near the intersection with McCully St.

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