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BC's Independent Investigations Office has cleared police of any wrongdoing in three recent cases.
The I-I-O has found no evidence Vancouver Police did anything wrong November 13th -- when they encountered a man who threatened to hurt himself with a knife -- and used a taser to subdue him.
The I-I-O says the man then hurt himself, was taken to hospital but died.
The I-I-O found no fault with Surrey mounties in a case from December 27th, in which a 72-year-old man crashed his car into a police vehicle and died in hospital four days later.
The investigation's revealed the Mountie had the green light.
The I-I-O has also cleared surrey RCMP in a December 21st traffic stop, in which a 42-year old man shot himself after being pulled over.
After six months of operation, BC's Independent Investigations Office has concluded reviews involving six of the 17 cases recorded.
IIO Chief Richard Rosenthal says five of the remaining 11 cases still under investigation involve shootings committed by police officers.
He says his primary goals are transparency, timeliness and competence.
While three recently resolved cases were completed within 104 days, he says each one is different.
As for how much the average investigation costs, Rosenthal says that won't likely be determined until the IIO has been in operation at least a year, but because no overtime is paid, they are still operating within their budget.