In what can only be described as bizarre, a Brantford, Ontario police officer was cleared of wrongdoing after confessing to two murders. Prior to the confession, the officer had been cleared of any wrongdoing in the two deaths.
A man in the Greater Toronto region of North York was shot and killed by police on Friday evening outside a residential home. Police were responding to a call but have not yet said why they were called or who called them.
Yesterday, Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) released the name of a man shot dead at the courthouse after shooting a police officer in the abdomen. The investigation into the shooting is continuing.
When a person is injured during a policing incident in Ontario the Special Investigations Unit is called in to investigate. During the SIU's 20 years there have been very public disagreements between the two groups.
On Wednesday the Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Ian Scott sent out a press release saying that the agency decided to close an investigation into the injuries sustained by 27-year-old Tyrone Phillips in July of 2012.
Yesterday, Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) concluded an investigation of an Ontario Provincial Police officer after a woman's finger was crushed when the door to her cell was closed.