SIU investigation approves arrest of 2 Kingston police officers in June – Kingston | The Canadian News

The Ontario Special Investigations Unit found no “reasonable grounds” for two Kingston Police officers to commit a crime by arresting a man on June 7, 2021.

Officers responded to a 911 call about a man banging on the windows of a Princess Street building on the night of June 7.

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The man resisted arrest when officers tried to detain him under the Mental Health Act and place him on the police patrol.

The arrested man was later diagnosed with a broken arm when he was taken to hospital.

SIU Director Joseph Martino found there was “insufficient evidence” to establish that the officers had used force unjustifiably during the arrest.

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The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates police conduct at any time of death, serious injury, the discharge of a weapon at a person, or sexual assault.

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