A member of the Abbotsford Police Department is under criminal investigation following a recent arrest which took someone to hospital.
The officer is under criminal investigation following a use of force incident during an arrest on November 21, the department confirmed.
“This incident involved the police forced use of a member of the public who had to be taken to hospital for his injuries,” the Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner (OPCC) confirmed in an email. .
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The investigation into what happened is being conducted by members of the Vancouver Police Department.
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In addition, the OPCC will conduct an investigation under the Police Act into what happened.
Abbotsford Police told Global News the officer is now on duty, awaiting the outcome of both inquiries.
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