Public Complaints Commission

Police officers neglected duty in toddler’s death: complaints commission

May 18, 2023 | 1:20pm

The Public Complaints Commission in Saskatchewan has found police officers neglected their duty before an Indigenous toddler was killed in Prince Albert. Thirteen-month-old Tanner Brass died in February 2022. His mother alleged that when she called police for help in the hours before the boy’s death, she was taken into custody because officers racially profiled her. The […]

Morgan hopes indigenous person can be new chair of Public Complaints Commission

Jun 29, 2020 | 6:59pm

The province’s justice minister says if all goes well, he would like an indigenous person to replace Brent Cotter as the chair of the Public Complaints Commission. Cotter, who is now a Senator, has said he will stay as chair until a replacement is found with Morgan saying talks are underway to find that replacement […]

Saskatchewan government introduces improvements to police oversight

Jun 17, 2020 | 2:34pm

The provincial government has introduced legislation Wednesday to improve police oversight in Saskatchewan. The new legislation will transfer responsibility from an appointed Investigation Observer to the Public Complaints Commission in cases where someone suffers a serious injury or dies either in police custody or as a result of police actions.   Justice Minister Don Morgan […]

Estevan Police reach out to Public Complains Commission over arrest video

Mar 10, 2020 | 5:28pm

A video on Facebook showing an arrest in Estevan over the weekend has garnered thousands of views and the attention of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC). The commission has been requested by the Estevan Police Service to investigate a video posted on Sunday that shows two Estevan police officers trying to arrest an individual on […]

Regina police investigating use of force in recent arrest

Dec 17, 2019 | 12:09pm

Regina police aren’t saying much about a video that has surfaced showing an arrest of a man earlier this month where excessive force may have been used. The video shows a man being chased by three officers in the Washington Park neighbourhood of the city just before 2 AM last Friday. It is not known […]