Nova Scotia Police Watchdog Says Officer Faces Threating Charges – Halifax | The Canadian News

The Nova Scotia Police Oversight Agency says a member of the city police in Bridgewater faces a charge of making threats following an incident last week.

The Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) says it was briefed on September 10 after Bridgewater police received a call from an “affected party” claiming they had been threatened by an officer earlier that day.

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The watchdog agency says it began its investigation shortly after being notified by the police force.

Const, 35, says. Asif Khan will appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 20.

SIRT is responsible for investigating all serious incidents involving law enforcement in Nova Scotia.

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You must submit a public report summarizing the results of the investigation within three months of its conclusion.

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This Canadian Press report was first published on September 17, 2021.

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