CPS response to ASIRT investigation
The fact that ASIRT says “the decision can best be described as a principled decision made after considerable research, thought and discussion”, and that “all involved acted with integrity and in good faith in what they believed were the best interests of the CPS, the City of Calgary, and the community”, says it all.
As we have said all along, this decision was well thought out, followed a defined process and was reviewed at the various levels of the Service, including Calgary Police Commission and the new Chief of Police. Given the same set of circumstances, the exact same decision would be made today.
ASIRT confirmed what we always knew and it’s time now to put this behind us and continue moving forward.