**** HRP Media Release
Halifax Regional Police statement regarding concerns reported about a sexual assault investigation
Today Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to an ongoing sexual assault investigation as discussed in recent media reports.
“Halifax Regional Police has a number of investigators, along with RCMP officers, that form a specialized integrated Sexual Assault Investigative Team. When concerns of this nature are expressed, we take them very seriously.
“As the investigation is currently ongoing, we are not in a position to discuss specifics. However, we can confirm that an internal review is being conducted to look into the exact circumstances at the direction of the Chief of Police. The intent is to examine our response to the criminal complaint, and review the steps taken, the timeline of these steps and whether things could have been done differently.”