On Aug. 27, 2021, pursuant to Sec. 46.1 of the Police Act, ASIRT was directed to investigate potential criminal negligence by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers based at the Cochrane detachment. ASIRT’s investigation is now complete.

The assistant executive director’s full report can be accessed online.

ASIRT’s mandate is to effectively, independently and objectively investigate incidents involving Alberta’s police that have resulted in serious injury or death to any person, as well as serious or sensitive allegations of police misconduct.


This release is distributed by the Government of Alberta on behalf of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.