An administrative investigation into the conduct and actions of a Regina Police Service member, charged last July with Impaired Driving and Exceed .08, can now move forward with the conclusion of the criminal matters. Today: Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in Provincial Court, 37 year-old Devon L. STERLING pleaded guilty to the charge of Exceed .08; the charge of Impaired Driving was stayed. He received a one-year suspension from driving and must pay a $1000.00 fine, with a surcharge of $300.00.
An administrative investigation, in accordance with the provisions of The Police Act, 1990, was opened by the Professional Standards Unit of the Regina Police Service but held in abeyance until the conclusion of the criminal matters. That investigation and review will now move forward. STERLING remains assigned to office duties within Regina Police Service buildings until the conclusion of the administrative investigation.
The Regina Police Service is committed to providing quality policing service to the citizens of the municipality of the City of Regina. The Service takes its duty to public service very seriously and has a long-standing practice of informing the public through a written advisory whenever a Regina Police Service member is charged with a criminal offence. Such incidents are, fortunately, rare; however, in demonstration of the value placed on public trust and co-operation, the Regina Police Service pledges to continue this commitment to public accountability and transparency.