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Police Complaint Commissioner Stan T. Lowe



Stan T LoweStan T. Lowe obtained his law degree at the University of British Columbia. He began his legal career with Davis & Company before becoming a Crown Prosecutor for the Vancouver Crown Counsel Office. In June 1991, he joined the Victoria Crown Counsel Office and for nine years he worked in the Major Crimes Prosecution Unit where he primarily prosecuted murder cases.  During his tenure in the MCPU, he participated in the Provincial Residential School Prosecutions which involved multiple victims who had attended the Kuper Island Residential School.

In 2005 Mr. Lowe became the Communications Counsel for the Criminal Justice Branch, serving as a liaison between the Branch and the public.

Mr. Lowe has been a guest lecturer on legal topics relating to police training, including the Major Crime Investigator’s Course, the Senior Investigator’s Course, and the Undercover Operations Course. He has also lectured to the Professional Standards Officers in BC regarding use of force.

Mr. Lowe was sworn in as British Columbia’s Police Complaint Commissioner on February 11, 2009.