Flashcards in Death in Police Custody (SIU) Deck (8)
As set out in that unit's mandate, the Specialized Criminal Investigations – Homicide provides investigative support to ____ in the investigation of deaths in police custody.
The police officer, upon becoming aware of a death in police custody shall:
protect the scene and all evidence
immediately request the attendance of a supervisory officer
notify the officer in charge*****
Does FIS need to wait for the SIU when attending the scene of a death in police custody before commencing with evidence collection?
The SIU and FIS run parallel forensic investigations when there is a death in police custody.
The supervisor, when notified of a death in police custody shall:
attend immediately and take charge of the scene
request the attendance of
an investigator from Homicide
an investigator from FIS
ensure the OIC has been notified
notify the OIC – TPOC *****
Detective – SCI – Homicide
Upon arrival at the scene of an in–custody death, in addition to complying with unit–specific guidelines
take charge of the investigation
confer with the attending Coroner at the scene
When notified of a death in police custody, who shall the OIC in particular notify?
When notified of a death in police custody who shall notify the Chief’s SIU Designate and the appropriate Deputy Chief of Police?