Monthly Archives: December 2011

To Serve & Protect PDF – Report on VPD by Pivot

toserveandprotect Although this document portrays reform & working alongside police as an effective way to stem police violence, common sense proves otherwise with the cases of police brutality, incompetence & corruption maintaining, if not increasing, every year. That being said, … Continue reading

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Alberta Mountie sues RCMP over harassment

CBCNews Nov.14,2011 An Edmonton-area RCMP officer is suing the Mounties over allegations he was harassed by his co-workers at the Stony Plain detachment over a period of seven years. The RCMP External Review Committee, which investigates grievances in the force, … Continue reading

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Female Mountie found guilty of disgraceful conduct

By Sam Cooper, The Province December 16, 2011 VANCOUVER — After RCMP adjudicators ruled Friday a female officer is guilty of having sex with her boss on the job and could be fired for slandering him — while he faces … Continue reading

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VPD’s “Public Safety Unit” Riot Cops

Notes from the VPD’s 2011 Stanley Cup Riot Review by Zig Zag If you’ve attended your fair share of protests in Vancouver, then you’ve probably encountered the riot cops. Most of the time, they appear in baseball caps with shiny, … Continue reading

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Former RCMP staffer feared for family members’ lives as Mountie harassed her, court hears

By SAM COOPER, The Province November 18, 2011 In an RCMP sex-conduct hearing Thursday, a North Vancouver RCMP staffer alleged a well-connected B.C. Mountie tried to rip off her shorts and pin her down for sex against her will, and … Continue reading

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Harassed and belittled at hands of RCMP, says Couture in lawsuit

By KEITH FRASER, The Province December 5, 2011 A Surrey RCMP officer is suing the B.C. solicitor-general’s ministry, the Attorney-General of Canada and three RCMP officers, alleging she was harassed, demeaned and belittled by bosses who operated in an atmosphere … Continue reading

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RCMP History of Colonialism & State Violence

WarriorPublications.wordpress.com Since its inception, the RCMP has played an important role in colonization as well as the repression of social movements. It was first established as the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) in 1873 to extend government control over the North … Continue reading

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