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Brandon Cop Cleared of Alleged Assault on Woman

July 4, 2016 11:56 AM | News

Brandon Police Service CrestNo charges will be laid against a Brandon police officer accused of assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute call.

Police attended a home on March 16, where a woman alleged an officer assaulted her. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) began their investigation and found while the officer’s actions were uncalled for and unjustified, civilian director Zane Tessler says, “the paramount consideration is whether it is in the public interest for the criminal justice system to be the appropriate forum to deal with the matter.”

Security video of the incident was also reviewed.

The woman may also still lodge a complaint against the officer in other forums, Tessler added.

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