Update: Police officer recovering from injuries
2022-03-10 13:48 PST
File # 2022-34745
Surrey RCMP is updating the public that the Surrey Police Service officer injured on duty last night has been released from hospital and is recovering at home.
On March 9, 2022 at 6:09 p.m., Surrey RCMP, Surrey Police Service and Car 67 responded to a disturbance inside a residence in the 12300-block of 99A Avenue. During the course of an arrest, a Surrey Police Service Officer suffered non-life threatening stab wounds. Surrey RCMP officers rendered first aid to the injured officer while awaiting the arrival of BCEHS. The officer was transported to hospital and has since been released.
Officers are receiving assistance to debrief from this critical incident including offers of Psychological Services and Peer-to-Peer support.
A 27-year-old woman was taken into police custody and apprehended under the Mental Health Act. She is currently in hospital being assessed. The woman also had an outstanding arrest warrant for Mischief from an unrelated matter.
Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit has taken conduct of the investigation. Charges have not been laid in relation to the incident that occurred last night as the investigation is in the early stages.
Regardless of the uniform worn, my priority as the Officer In Charge of Surrey is the safety and wellbeing of all officers serving this city. Says Surrey RCMP Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards.
I have reached out to Chief Lipinski to express my concern and support for the injured officer and everyone else at Surrey Police Service who are feeling the impacts of this traumatic event.
Cst. Sarbjit SanghaMedia Relations Officer
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