BC Prosecution Service Media Statements

June 30, 2022

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that a charge of assault has been approved against Vancouver Police Cst. Riley Emerson Robert Wiens in connection with an on-duty incident involving an individual on March 20, 2021, in Vancouver.

BC Prosecution Service approves assault charge against Vancouver Police Officer

June 29, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves multiple charges against Surrey RCMP Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that several charges of breach of trust and fraud have been approved against Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie in connection with allegations of misconduct involving three individuals between January 2014 and October 2020 at or near Surrey.

June 23, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Abbotsford Police Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that charges of assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm have been approved against Abbotsford Police Cst. Shaun Nagel in connection with the arrest of a suspect on February 26, 2020, in West Vancouver

June 7, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves MVA charge against Langley RCMP Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that a charge of driving without due care and attention has been approved against Langley RCMP Cpl. Steven Vandelft in connection with a motor vehicle incident alleged to have occurred on June 19, 2021 in Langley.

June 2, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Langley RCMP Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that charges of breach of trust and uttering threats have been approved against Langley RCMP Cst. Patrick Sean Malone in connection with their involvement in an incident that allegedly occurred on July 6, 2021, in Langley.

 

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Surrey RCMP Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that a charge of assault causing bodily harm has been approved against Surrey RCMP Cst. Jagjeet Bassan in connection with their involvement in an on-duty incident which allegedly occurred on June 4, 2021 in Surrey.

May 20, 2022

BC Prosecution Service announces additional policy changes aimed at increasing fairness and reducing overrepresentation of Indigenous persons in the criminal justice system

Victoria – Today the BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced a third series of policy changes aimed at addressing overrepresentation of Indigenous persons in the BC criminal justice system. Other BCPS policies have also been updated as part of the ordinary policy review process, to reflect current developments in the law.

May 19, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Vancouver Police Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that a charge of assault has been approved against Vancouver police officer Simrit Roycombough in connection with their involvement with an on-duty incident that occurred on June 9, 2019, in Vancouver BC.

May 18, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Transit Police Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that a charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm has been approved against South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Police Service (Transit Police) officer Randeep Randhawa in connection with their involvement in a motor vehicle incident on November 4, 2020, in Surrey BC.

March 10, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charges against Kelowna RCMP Officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced that two charges have been approved against Kelowna RCMP Cst. Sean Eckland. 

March 4, 2022

BC Prosecution Service response to public statements by Kelowna RCMP

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) responds to recent public statements made by the officer in charge of the Kelowna RCMP.

February 2, 2022

BC Prosecution Service approves charge against former Sidney RCMP officer

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced that a charge of assault has been approved against former RCMP Cst. Edward (Paul) Mittelsteadt following an on-duty altercation involving an in-custody accused on July 12, 2020, in Saanich.