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RCMP used reasonable force during serious injury incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding injuries sustained by a 27-year-old man during his arrest by members of the Athabasca RCMP.
Article Date: 4/12/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
RCMP response not a factor in cell death
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 32-year-old man, who went into medical distress and later died following a period of custody at the Wood Buffalo South Policing Facility in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Article Date: 4/9/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
Investigation continues into RCMP officer-involved shooting
ASIRT has been assigned to investigate the circumstances surrounding an RCMP officer-involved shooting near Eckville, where a man sustained a single gunshot wound, resulting in serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Article Date: 4/8/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
Ex-RCMP member facing additional charges for obstruction
On March 28, 2019, former RCMP member Aaron was charged with two additional counts of obstruction of justice and one count of breach of a recognizance.

Article Date: 3/29/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Sensitive
Decision: Charges
Investigation continues into Calgary officer-involved shooting incident
ASIRT has been assigned to investigate the circumstances surrounding injuries sustained by a 33-year-old man during an arrest by a member of the Calgary Police Service (CPS). 
Article Date: 3/29/2019
Agency: Calgary Police Service (CPS)
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
Investigation into EPS use of force concluded
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a use of force by a member of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) that caused a loss of consciousness and serious injury to a 65-year-old man.
Article Date: 3/25/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
ASIRT assigned to investigate EPS in-custody injury
ASIRT has been assigned to investigate an incident where a 33-year-old woman was injured in Edmonton Police Service (EPS) custody at the Detainee Management Unit (DMU).
Article Date: 3/18/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: n/a
Edmonton officer acted reasonably in serious injury incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding injuries sustained by a 25-year-old woman during her apprehension and arrest by members of the Edmonton Police Service in 2017.
Article Date: 3/1/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
Woman’s in-custody death result of medical event
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 55-year-old woman following her arrest and detention by members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) in 2017.
Article Date: 2/25/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
Edmonton officers acted reasonably in use of force incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained during the arrest of a 27-year-old man by members of the EPS in 2017.
Article Date: 2/19/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
Ex-RCMP member arrested by ASIRT
A former member of the RCMP was arrested on the basis that there were reasonable grounds to believe that the accused was about to contravene his bail conditions. The matter was brought back before the court to seek bail revocation.
Article Date: 2/13/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Sensitive
Decision: Charges
Investigation into serious injury following EPS arrest
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding injuries sustained by a 25-year-old man during his apprehension and arrest by members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS).
Article Date: 1/30/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: n/a
RCMP member charged following ASIRT investigation
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 26-year-old man by members of the RCMP that occurred in Nisku, Alberta.
Article Date: 1/24/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: Charges
Calgary officers acted reasonably in use of force incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 31-year-old man and injuries he sustained during a single-vehicle collision in Dec 2016.
Article Date: 1/23/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
RCMP officer acted reasonably in shooting incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discharge of firearm by an RCMP member in Sept. 2017, with no injuries to anyone.
Article Date: 1/17/2019
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: No charges
Investigation continues into Lethbridge officer-involved incident
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the response of a Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) officer to a report of an injured animal in distress.
Article Date: 1/9/2019
Agency: Lethbridge Police Service (LPS)
Category: Sensitive
Decision: n/a
ASIRT investigates fatal EPS officer-involved shooting
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting, where a 26-year-old man died during an encounter with members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) on Jan 2.
Article Date: 1/4/2019
Agency: Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
Category: Death
Decision: N/A
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