Ottawa Police Service External Independent Investigation of Kinngait RCMP Occurrence - Concluded

December 1, 2020
Kinngait, Nunavut

News release

November 26, 2020 Nunavut RCMP received correspondence from Ottawa Police Service advising that an external independent investigation into a June 1, 2020 Kinngait police interaction with a local community member, struck by an opening police vehicle door, has been concluded.

The Nunavut RCMP is unable to comment further on Ottawa Police Service's independent investigation and or its findings. Comment will be reserved to preserve the integrity of an ongoing RCMP internal review process of the occurrence as well as an independent public interest investigation initiated by the Civilian Review & Complaints Commission (CRCC) for the RCMP. Further details on the CRCC investigation are available at:


Contact information

Cpl. Jamie Savikataaq
RCMP "V" Division – Media Liaison
Iqaluit, NU
Media Cell: (867) 222-3977

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