The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is responsible for investigating homicides, high-risk missing persons and suspicious deaths.
IHIT covers the Lower Mainland District from Pemberton to Boston Bar, including Sechelt, serving 29 RCMP communities and 3 municipal police communities.
IHIT is comprised of six investigational and five support teams including an unsolved homicide, operational support, victim support, major case management, and legal application support.
IHIT is comprised of 109 employees including 79 police officers from the RCMP, New Westminster Police Service, Port Moody and Abbotsford Police departments.
IHIT also represents the largest homicide unit in Canada whose investigations have often carried implications which extend across the country and internationally.
IHIT has taken a leadership role in coordinating a national approach to Gang and Organized Crime related homicides, has enhanced relationships with the public through the expansion of social media and is moving towards a more comprehensive and modernized electronic major case management system to enhance effective operations.