The public hearing into Julie Berg’s complaint of alleged police brutality against her brother has been adjourned by the presiding adjudicator, at the joint request of counsel for the Police Complaint Commissioner and counsel for the Respondent, David Bruce-Thomas. It is now expected to begin on June 9, 2004.

Jeffrey Michael Berg, 37, died after being arrested by Vancouver Police Department Constable Bruce-Thomas on October 22, 2000. Ms. Berg filed a formal complaint on November 23, 2000, but no hearing has yet been held. The family also requested a Coroner’s Inquest, and are still awaiting the Coroner’s decision in that regard.