Board News Releases

Update with respect to Chief Frank Elsner’ Petition currently before the Supreme Court of British Columbia

Friday, May 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May-6-16

This is to provide an update with respect to Chief Frank Elsner’ Petition currently before the Supreme Court of British Columbia. In their capacity as Internal Discipline Authorities, the Co-Chairs were named as Respondents in the Petition and today have filed material in the matter which is now also posted on the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board webpage below:

Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board News Advisory

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TUESDAY MAY 3, 2016, Victoria BC……The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board convened yesterday to discuss the implications of both the External Investigation ordered by the Police Complaint Commissioner on April 29, and Adjudicator Pitfield’s Order later the same day directing that Chief Constable Frank Elsner be suspended. The Board will, as it has since the outset on an ongoing basis, continue to review its obligations to Chief Elsner in respect to his salary and indemnification for his legal fees.

2015 Annual Report Released

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board has released the Department’s 2015 Annual Report, with an emphasis on community engagement that helps in building healthy communities. This approach helped craft the Department’s Strategic Plan and is key to the Department’s direction moving forward.

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