RCMP officer being investigated for alleged possession of child pornography : SiRT

(Photo courtesy of https://sirt.novascotia.ca/)

NEWS RELEASE
SERIOUS INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM
*************************
On March 3, 2020 SiRT was contacted by the RCMP concerning an investigation they were conducting in relation to the possession of child pornography that may involve a member of RCMP in Nova Scotia.

SiRT commenced an investigation into the matter on March 11, when additional information became available.

The Serious Incident Response Team is responsible for investigating all serious incidents involving police in Nova Scotia, whether or not there is an allegation of wrongdoing.

The team can independently begin an investigation after a referral from a chief of police, the head of the RCMP in Nova Scotia or the Minister of Justice. It can also investigate after a complaint from the public.

The Police Act requires the director to file a public report summarizing the result of the investigation within three months after it is finished.
*************************

Return to HalifaxToday.ca