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IRIT Statement Regarding BC Supreme Court Decision

Integrated Riot Investigation Team (IRIT)

BC Supreme Court Decision on IRIT Production Order Application
Requesting Video and Still Footage From a Number of Media Outlets

A court ruling came down today, quashing our application for a production order. We respect the decision and will be reviewing the court’s decision over the next days. We anticipate that we will be making modifications where necessary and resubmitting our application.

Inspector Les Yeo, officer in charge of the Integrated Riot Investigation Team, says, “We recognize that this is part of the process when making judicial applications of this scope and complexity. We will continue to work towards obtaining this evidence from identified media outlets; the public and victims of the riot wouldn’t expect anything less.”