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Added: 2 months ago

How can I get access to police records, related to suicide?

My cousin just passed away and her death has been deemed a suicide, however I don't believe she would do it to herself, as she has two young children. I know that her life with a boyfriend was very abusive both physicall… (Read more)


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Samuel Michaels

Founder & Lawyer, SM Legal


I'm sorry for your loss.


In order to gain access to personal records, you must complete a Freedom of Information request in the province in which the information is kept.


https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/about-the-bc-government/open-government/open-information/freedom-of-information/submit-a-personal-foi-request


You may also wish to contact your local Legal Aid clinic, or a Law Society referral service for additional help in this matter.


  • Law Society referral service in British Columbia: https://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/working-with-lawyers/finding-a-lawyer/
  • Legal Aid Program in British Columbia: https://lss.bc.ca/


Answered: 2 months ago