Monthly Archives: November 2012

Kelowna RCMP officer stands trial in kicking incident

http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/180940351.html Buddy Tavares, the man kicked in face by a Kelowna RCMP officer in an arrest that was caught on video, describes the moment he was stopped at gunpoint by Const. Geoff Mantler as “most unnerving moment I’ve ever had.” … Continue reading

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Ann Hansen’s Statement On Her Recent Arrest, Imprisonment and Release

by Ann Hansen Ann Hansen is a former member of Direct Action, an underground anarchist group active in the 1980s, who presently lives as a writer, farmer and public speaker in the Kingston area. On August 3, 2012, Ann was … Continue reading

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‘I’ll duct-tape your face,’ Ashley Smith warned; inquest sees disturbing videos – with video

TORONTO – The haunting protests of a now dead teenager filled a coroner’s courtroom Wednesday as surveillance videos were screened showing the troubled inmate repeatedly tranquilized against her will or being threatened with having her face duct-taped. The disturbing images … Continue reading

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Sgt. Brad Fawcett, discredited officer, never laid charges in terrace police brutality-brain damage

No charges were ever laid against Terrace RCMP after a man in their custody was left brain damaged. Now, the BC Civil Liberties Association is asking why did police consult a discredited expert in making their report to recommend charges? … Continue reading

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http://www.bcpolicecomplaints.org/

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 … Continue reading

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North Vancouver ‘jaywalker’ sues RCMP again, for harassment

By Jane Seyd, North Shore News November 9, 2012 A North Vancouver man who successfully fought to overturn an obstruction of justice conviction connected to a jaywalking ticket is going to court again after being handed more tickets by police … Continue reading

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Documenting Police Brutality Video

From Youtube – This video was created as an example of the importance of filming the police. Video provides transparency, accountability, and an accurate account of incidents that occur.

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