Category Archives: Transit Police

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 … Continue reading

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A thought on transit police from The Bus Riders Union

Are the transit police making the transit system safer? Let’s look at the facts: Transit police have assaulted transit riders, and they admit to tasering people for not paying their fares. Transit police harass First Nations people and people of … Continue reading

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Transit officer accused of kneeing Surrey senior in hospital faces public hearing

By Stephanie Ip, The Province May 24, 2013 A transit officer alleged to have used excessive force against a Surrey senior will now face a public hearing to determine if he will be dismissed. The Office of the Police Complaint … Continue reading

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More charges against Transit Police pair who allegedly pepper-sprayed man at Granville SkyTrain station

By Cheryl Chan, The Province July 10, 2013 Two transit cops charged with assault after allegedly pepper-spraying a man in 2012 now are facing additional charges. Bruce Shipley and Alfred Wong have been charged with breach of trust, fabrication of … Continue reading

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Transit Police Feeling Oppressed

STORY about Police/Prisons posted on February 22, 2013 by indyvan http://vancouver.mediacoop.ca/story/transit-police-feeling-oppressed/16471 With the 170 million dollar installment of the fare gates, the Transit Police’s ridiculously above average wage and a $27 million dollar annual budget, you would think they would … Continue reading

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