Meet the people who supposedly keep cops accountable

Stan T. Lowe and his crew of ex-cops

They run B.C.’s Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner and
they wield power over the Independent Investigations Office too.
But they’re doing their best to serve the police, not the public

Since its inception, B.C.’s Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner
has been run by disreputable characters — Don Morrison, Dirk Ryneveld
and now Stan T. Lowe — who have all made big money covering up for cops. Continue reading

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Vancouver police shooting captured on video by teen

CBC News Posted: Nov 24, 2014 4:28

to protect and serve

A teenager riding in a tow truck with his dad and the driver recorded video during a fatal police shooting at an East Vancouver intersection on Saturday, shortly before 5 p.m. PT.

In the video, recorded by 13-year-old Noah Jamieson, the interaction between the man and the police officers at the northeast corner of Knight Street and 41st Avenue is partly obscured by a white van stopped in a southbound lane.

But an officer is seen holding a weapon that recoils twice, as the sound of two shots is heard. Continue reading

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RCMP Const. Brian Heideman -on steroids- Assault Robert Wright, Cause Brain Damage, VIDEO FOOTAGE

RCMP Says Use Of Force Was Justified. Watch The Video.

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Feisty plaintiff spars with lawyer for transit police officer accused of assault

By Susan Lazaruk, The Province September 17, 2014


A White Rock construction worker allegedly assaulted by two transit police officers — who were also charged with fabricating evidence in the case — told their trial he did nothing to deserve the pepper-spraying and arrest.

Consts. Bruce Shipley and Alfred Wong were in Provincial Court in Vancouver on Wednesday for their trial on charges of assault, fabrication of evidence, two counts each of public mischief and breach of trust by a public officer. Continue reading

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Gag order to be imposed on new RCMP transparency office

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OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a commission to help restore public confidence in the RCMP – but it will be shrouded in secrecy.

Planning documents for Public Safety indicate anyone working for the RCMP’s new Civilian Review and Complaints Commission will be required to take an “oath of secrecy.” Continue reading

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Mountie pleads guilty to fabricating evidence in paternity case

CBC News Posted: Aug 12, 2014

A Vancouver Island RCMP officer has pleaded guilty to fabricating evidence to obstruct the pregnant-bellycourse of justice by taking a paternity test on behalf of a fellow officer.

Const. Dereck Carter reported to a lab and took the court-ordered test in July last year on behalf of Greg Doncaster, who was then also a constable on the force. Doncaster had approached him after a woman with whom he’d had an affair took steps to recover child support.

Doncaster told Carter the paternity case would cost him his marriage, and Carter felt obliged to help his mentor on the RCMP’s Regional Crime Unit. Continue reading

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Vancouver police officer sues force over undercover arrest


“Yeah, waaay beyond the call. “

A Vancouver police officer is suing the force after he says he was “violently assaulted and falsely imprisoned” by a fellow officer while on plainclothes duty for a surveillance operation. Continue reading

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Time runs out on probe of officers who failed to warn woman before she was killed

The Canadian Press/Monday, May. 12 2014


Two officers who decided not to immediately warn a pregnant woman that her boyfriend may have been looking for a hit man to kill her in the days before she was murdered won’t be investigated by British Columbia’s police complaint commissioner, the province’s Appeal Court has ruled.

The court released a ruling Monday overturning the complaint commissioner’s decision to launch a formal investigation into the conduct of Detective Constable Craig Bentley and Staff Sergeant John Grywinski after concluding the commissioner missed an important deadline by more than a month. Continue reading

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