Monthly Archives: August 2012

Crown will not appeal conditional sentence of ex-Mountie Monty Robinson

The Crown will not appeal the sentence given to a disgraced former RCMP officer convicted of obstruction of justice. Benjamin (Monty) Robinson was given a 12-month conditional sentence, meaning he won’t go to jail for trying to hide his possible … Continue reading

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Burning The Bridges They Are Building

Anarchist Strategies against the Police – Puget Sound, Winter 2011 Burning Bridges PDF – Read Format “Despite anarchists’ understanding of the role police play in capitalism, many felt totally unprepared for five murders in one week. Posters, banners, and leaflets … Continue reading

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Queer, Interrupted

From The New Inquiry – By TEGAN EANELLI In February, the San Francisco Police Department released their contribution to the It Gets Better phenomenon.Watch it here. In it, SFPD officers tell their life stories, cry, celebrate their jobs, and offer … Continue reading

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Vancouver Police Brutality: Six seconds is enough time to beat a man

National Post mgurney@nationalpost.com How long does it take to assault someone? Common sense would tell you as long as it takes to lash out with a foot or fist. The Vancouver Police Department, however, seems to measure time differently. On … Continue reading

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Costly Transit police force takes taxpayers for a ride

By Ian Mulgrew, Vancouver Sun August 15, 2012 If there is such a good case to be made                                             … Continue reading

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Hearings begin for cop who pushed over disabled woman

Micki Cowan, CTV // Auguast 8, 2012 Disciplinary hearings began Wednesday for a Vancouver police officer caught on tape pushing a woman with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis to the ground two years ago in the Downtown Eastside. The incident, … Continue reading

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RCMP criticized for using dogs against youth suspects after 12-year-old suffers bite

By Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun August 1, 2012 Police dogs have caused a high number of  injuries to children in B.C. and should no longer  be used to apprehend youth, Pivot Legal Society is urging. On Wednesday, Pivot, along with … Continue reading

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