Monthly Archives: March 2012

Alan Wright’s father angry Mounties absolved in son’s fatal shooting

By Jennifer Saltman, Postmedia News March 22, 2012 VANCOUVER — The father of a Langley, B.C., man shot dead by police said Thursday he’s not surprised the three RCMP officers involved were cleared of any wrongdoing. On Wednesday, the Office … Continue reading

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RCMP face sexual harassment class-action suit

CBC News-Posted: Mar 27, 2012 Lawyers representing a former Nanaimo RCMP officer have filed a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment against the RCMP. In the statement of claim filed on Tuesday morning, Janet Merlo alleges she endured 20 years … Continue reading

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Vancouver Police Constable charged with assault

Global News : Monday, March 26, 2012 A Vancouver Police Constable has been charged with assault after he allegedly struck a prisoner in a patrol wagon last year. The police department said Constable Matthew McKinnon replaced a wagon driver on … Continue reading

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Heather Hannon told the inquest that she will never call the police for help again- Alvin Wright Death

By: ctvbc.ca-Date: Monday Mar. 26, 2012 A public inquiry has begun into the death of Alvin Wright, who was gunned down by police in his Langley, B.C. townhouse. Alvin Wright, 22, was shot to death on Aug. 7, 2010 after … Continue reading

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Officer Stabbed after brutalizing a local shopkeeper during a mall protest

CBC News//Posted: Mar 13, 2012 A Vancouver police officer was allegedly                                                                                 stabbed by a despondent shopkeeper at the Harbour Centre mall food court Tuesday, Vancouver police say. Shopkeeper Tai Hong Ahn was arrested during what his son said was a … Continue reading

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Vancouver Police had sex with prostitutes

By: Jon Woodward, ctvbc.ca//Date: Monday Mar. 12, 2012 A retired Vancouver police constable told the –SHAM– missing women inquiry that a handful of his fellow officers had sex with Downtown Eastside prostitutes in the mid-1990s. Dave Dickson said one officer … Continue reading

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