6:33 am - Tuesday, October 23 2018
Home / News / Sexual Assault Charges Laid Against HRP Member
i.imgur.com_AsMuC3W

Sexual Assault Charges Laid Against HRP Member

The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today laid one count of sexual assault against Cst. Dennis Dale Kelsey, a 57-year-old member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP).
 
On August 6, HRP referred to SiRT an allegation of sexual assault made by a female against a male constable with HRP. The allegations relate to an incident occurring at the woman’s home on July 6. On August 12, SIRT began the investigation.  Cst. Kelsey was arrested on August 20, and released on a promise to appear with conditions.  He is due to appear in Provincial Court in Halifax on September 26 in relation to this charge.
 
SiRT is responsible for investigating all serious incidents involving police in Nova Scotia, which includes allegations of sexual assault. Investigations are under the direction and control of independent civilian director Ron MacDonald.
 
SiRT can independently launch an investigation, or begin one after a referral from a chief of police, the head of the RCMP in Nova Scotia or the Minister of Justice. It can also investigate after a complaint from the public.
 
The Police Act requires the director to file a public report summarizing the results of the investigation within three months after it is finished.

Source: Release

#99

About Haligonia.ca

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

20181022a_1540242947555_eng

Jenny Craig brand Chicken BBQ Wrap recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella via Health Canada #m

SK Food Group is recalling Jenny Craig brand Chicken BBQ Wrap from the marketplace due...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *