Nelson City Police

UPDATE***Media Release / Serious Assault

The Abbotsford Police Department confirms that one of our off-duty police officers intervened in a disturbance incident in Nelson, BC on July 16, 2020. As a result of this incident, our officer remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

We will not be releasing the officer’s name at this time so that the family can have privacy. AbbyPD is and will continue to support this officer’s family and friends during this emotional and terribly difficult time. This incident has had significant impact of the Abbotsford Police Department family and we continue to provide resources and support for our staff.

The Nelson Police Department continue their investigation into this incident and all media inquiries and updates with respects to this investigation will be released by Nelson Police Department.

The Abbotsford Police Department would like to pass on a heartfelt thank you to all the medical staff and civilians who stepped up to assist our officer. THANK YOU.

Further updates on the officer’s condition will be released when available.