The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) is looking into allegations of an assault by an on-duty Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) officer.
According to the IIU. on August 16, 2022, a woman was being placed in MFNPS cells when she became aggressive with officers. Force was used to place her in the cell and during the incident, the woman received a cut to her head. She was taken to Portage General Hospital, treated and released back into custody.
The IIU civilian director has determined that it is in the public interest for the IIU to investigate.
Anyone with information that ca help investigators is asked to call 1-844-667-6060.