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Reasonable use of force during Okotoks RCMP arrest
ASIRT investigated injuries sustained by a 45-year-old woman arrested for impaired driving-related offences by Okotoks RCMP in 2016.
Article Date: 9/19/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
ASIRT concludes Calgary officer acted reasonably in shooting
An investigation determined a Calgary Police Service member’s use of force was reasonable in the case of a 20-year-old man shot and wounded while attempting to flee in a stolen car in November 2016.
Article Date: 9/7/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: No charges
Use-of-force investigation involving Calgary police
ASIRT was directed to investigate the actions of two Calgary police officers following an officer-involved shooting that wounded a 20-year-old man in November 2016.
Article Date: 9/7/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Sensitive
Decision: No charges
ASIRT investigates officer-involved shooting in Calgary
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding a Calgary Police Service (CPS) officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old man.
Article Date: 9/4/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: Investigation
ASIRT investigates injury to youth in CPS care
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident where a 12-year-old boy was injured while in the care of members of the Calgary Police Service (CPS).
Article Date: 8/24/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: n/a
Officer-involved fatality in Edmonton under investigation
ASIRT has been directed to investigate an incident on Aug. 18, 2018 that resulted in the death of a man during an encounter with police in Edmonton.
Article Date: 8/20/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Vehicle fatality near Sherwood Park under investigation
ASIRT is investigating the circumstances surrounding a single-vehicle rollover that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old male.
Article Date: 8/16/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Investigation finds no use of force in Lethbridge incident
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into a 2017 incident in Lethbridge that resulted in injuries to a 41-year-old man.
Article Date: 8/15/2018
Agency: Lethbridge Police Service
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
ASIRT assumes investigation of EPS pursuit
ASIRT has been directed to investigate injuries suffered by a man during an arrest by EPS on July 30, 2018.
Article Date: 8/14/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: n/a
Investigation into serious injury during Stony Plain vehicle stop
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding a vehicle stop involving members of the Stony Plain RCMP that resulted in serious injury to a 29-year-old man.
Article Date: 8/9/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: n/a
Use of force was reasonable in CPS-involved shooting
ASIRT has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Calgary woman in November 2016.
Article Date: 8/8/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
Fatality during RCMP arrest in St. Paul under investigation
ASIRT is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 38-year-old man during an encounter with RCMP officers.
Article Date: 8/1/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Investigation continues into Calgary officer-involved shooting - July 30th
ASIRT is investigating the circumstances surrounding a Calgary Police Service (CPS) officer-involved shooting.
Article Date: 7/30/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: Investigation
Fatal officer-involved shooting at Frog Lake First Nation
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man.
Article Date: 7/20/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
No charges in Barrhead shooting investigation
ASIRT investigated the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting in Barrhead on Feb. 22, 2017. No one was injured.
Article Date: 7/19/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: No charges
Investigation continues into Calgary officer-involved shooting
ASIRT has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that seriously injured a 33-year-old man.
Article Date: 7/18/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
Investigation of 2017 in-custody death concluded
Officers from the Beaverlodge RCMP detachment were in lawful execution of their duties during an incident that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old man in February 2017.
Article Date: 7/17/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer charged following ASIRT investigation
ASIRT investigated alleged misconduct by a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in response to a request for assistance from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Article Date: 7/11/2018
Agency: Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Category: Sensitive
Decision: Charges
ASIRT seeking witnesses at officer involved shooting west of Whitecourt
ASIRT is investigating an officer-involved shooting near Whitecourt on July 3, 2018.
Article Date: 7/6/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
Officers acted lawfully and reasonably in fatal incident
Article Date: 7/3/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: No charges
ASIRT investigates Calgary officer-involved shooting
ASIRT is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Calgary on May 17 that resulted in the death of a woman
Article Date: 5/18/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
ASIRT determines no force used in Red Deer arrest
An investigation determined Red Deer RCMP did not use force in a 2017 arrest.
Article Date: 5/11/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
Seeking witnesses in Okotoks firearms investigation
ASIRT investigators are seeking assistance from anyone who may have witnessed an incident in the parking lot of the Okotoks Safeway on the night of April 19.
Article Date: 5/10/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
ASIRT statement on naming policy
Article Date: 4/20/2018
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Calgary officer acted lawfully in 2016 shooting
An investigation determined a CPS officer acted lawfully during a fatal confrontation with an armed man on Oct. 11, 2016.
Article Date: 4/20/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: No Charges
Update on investigation of Calgary Abbeydale incident
The man found in a burned-out garage after a Calgary Police Service officer was shot and wounded on March 27 has been positively identified. His name will not be released by ASIRT.
Article Date: 4/13/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
ASIRT investigating Calgary officer-involved shooting
ASIRT was directed to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Calgary on April 9, 2018.
Article Date: 4/12/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Update on officer-involved shooting near Evansburg
ASIRT was directed to investigate an officer-involved shooting on Highway 16 near Evansburg.
Article Date: 3/30/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Death following shooting of CPS officer under investigation
ASIRT is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a male found in a burned-out garage after a Calgary Police Service officer was shot and wounded.
Article Date: 3/28/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Death
Decision: n/a
Calgary officer acted reasonably in 2016 shooting
An investigation determined a CPS officer acted reasonably when he fired at a man who pointed a replica handgun at him.
Article Date: 3/21/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: No charges
Officer-involved shooting near Rocky Mountain House
ASIRT is investigating an incident on March 16 that resulted in an RCMP officer firing on a vehicle that was reported stolen. No injuries.
Article Date: 3/20/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
ASIRT investigates officer-involved shooting in Athabasca
ASIRT is investigating a Mar. 2 incident in which a 47-year-old man was shot during an encounter with Athabasca RCMP.
Article Date: 3/5/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
ASIRT investigates officer-involved shooting in Strathcona County
ASIRT is investigating a Mar. 4 incident in which a 40-year-old man was shot during an encounter with Strathcona County RCMP. 
Article Date: 3/5/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
No charges arising from use of force by EPS
An investigation has determined that EPS officers used reasonable force while arresting a man on Oct. 22, 2016.
Article Date: 2/21/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
EPS officer charged in obstruction case
Investigation complete. ASIRT charges EPS Sgt. Kevin Fald with two counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of unauthorized use of a computer. The counts stem from Fald’s allegedly improper involvement in a family court case.
Article Date: 2/14/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Sensitive
Decision: Charges
Edmonton officers cleared in Taser incident
An investigation determined EPS officers used reasonable force in 2016 arrest.
Article Date: 2/12/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
Calgary police used appropriate force in arrest
An ASIRT investigation determined force was necessary to disarm and arrest a man who broke into a Calgary business in June 2016.
Article Date: 2/9/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
Tsuut’ina police officer cleared in fatal collision
ASIRT concludes investigation into 2016 fatal collision involving motorist fleeing police in stolen vehicle.
Article Date: 1/30/2018
Agency: Tsuut’ina Nation Police
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
Fatal shooting in Calgary under investigation
ASIRT investigates officer-involved shooting on Jan. 27.
Article Date: 1/29/2018
Agency: CPS
Category: Officer-Involved Shooting
Decision: n/a
No charges in incident that injured Edmonton woman
ASIRT concludes investigation into a use-of-force incident on Sept. 17, 2016, involving a woman who sustained a fractured elbow.
Article Date: 1/17/2018
Agency: EPS
Category: Serious Injury
Decision: No charges
ASIRT clears RCMP officers in Red Deer fatality
Article Date: 1/9/2018
Agency: RCMP
Category: Death
Decision: No charges
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