At approximately 2:15pm on Monday February 28, 2022, 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers were called to the area of Hiram Street and River Road in the City of Niagara Falls.
Investigation has revealed that an adult male was involved in an interaction with Niagara Parks Police. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Due to the nature of the interaction, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has invoked their mandate.
The SIU is a civilian law enforcement agency that investigates incidents involving police officers where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault.
For further inquiries please contact the SIU Media Relations Office at Special Investigations Unit — Media Contact (siu.on.ca)