The Science Behind SIU Investigations

Community:East York
Location:S. Walter Stewart Library
Address:170 Memorial Park Avenue Toronto Map
Start date:October 3, 2018
Time:06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Police shooting.
Pursuit that ends in a motor vehicle collision.
Use of force during a struggle and arrest.

If any of these incidents ends with serious injury or death, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is notified and starts an investigation to determine if the officer or officers involved acted criminally.

As part of these investigations, the SIU assigns and dispatches forensic investigators, who measure, photograph, collect, and analyze evidence from the scenes of these incidents.

A member of the SIU will explain the science behind investigations, how evidence is collected and what can be learned from what's collected.

Presented as part of Toronto Public Library's Civil Society program series.

Program is free.