Media Releases

For media enquiries, media releases, or to arrange an interview, please contact Mr. Rollie Woods, Deputy Police Complaint Commissioner at 250-356-7458 or media@opcc.bc.ca

 

June 6, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that the Review on the Record into the proposed disciplinary or corrective measures for Constable Geoffrey Young of the Delta Police Department will commence in the near future. A date has yet to be determined. View Release (.pdf)

May 28, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that the Public Hearing involving Constable Brian Hobbs of the Vancouver Police Department, before the adjudicator, Retired Judge Brian Neal is to be continued on May 30. 2018. The Public Hearing is scheduled to reconvene on May 30, 2018, at the Robson Square Courthouse, Room #109 at 1:00pm, in Vancouver. View Release (.pdf)

May 4, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner has announced a Public Hearing into allegations of misconduct with respect to Inspector John de Haas of the Vancouver Police Department. View Release (.pdf)

May 4, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner has announced a Review on the Record into allegations of misconduct with respect to Special Municipal Constable Leanne Keith of the New Westminster Police Department. View Release (.pdf)

May 4, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner has announced a Public Hearing into allegations of misconduct with respect to Constable Mark Lobel and Constable Viet Hoang of the Vancouver Police Department. View Release (.pdf)

April 13, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that the Adjudicator, Retired Judge Ronald McKinnon has granted a request from counsel representing former Constable Michael Hughes of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Police Service to adjourn the proceedings due to an availability conflict. The proceeding, before the Adjudicator, Retired Judge Ronald McKinnon has been adjourned until a date to reconvene the Public Hearing can be set. View Release (.pdf)

April 13, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that the Adjudicator, Retired Judge Brian Neal has granted a request from counsel representing Constable Brian Hobbs of the Vancouver Police Department to adjourn the proceedings due to an availability conflict. The Public Hearing before the Adjudicator, Retired Judge Brian Neal will re-commence April 23, 2018 at 13:00. View Release (.pdf)

April 9, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that the Public Hearing involving Constable Brian Hobbs of the Vancouver Police Department, before the adjudicator, Retired Judge Brian Neal is to be continued on April 13, 2018. The Public Hearing is scheduled to reconvene on April 13, 2018, at the Robson Square Courthouse, Room #109 at 10:00am, in Vancouver. View Release (.pdf)

March 29, 2018

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued their decision with respect to the appeal filed by Counsel for Constable Plummer of the Vancouver Police Department View Release (.pdf)

January 16, 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner wishes to advise the media that dates have been set for the continued hearing involving former Chief Constable Elsner, before Discipline Authority Baird Ellan. The matter has been scheduled for February 19, 2018 at 9:30am at Robson Square Provincial Court Room 109. Discipline proceedings pursuant to the Police Act are not open to the public. View Release (.pdf)

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