Tag Archives: Systematic Violence

Vancouver Police go “Beyond the Call”, Gang arrest a 100 pound woman…….

I took this photograph of a woman being arrested and taken away yesterday in front of the Sunrise Hotel on Hastings Street. She weighed probably well under 100 lbs and presumably was behaving erratically on the street. There are in … Continue reading

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Homelessness and Police Brutality

A dispatch from the In our Own Voices writing project//by DTES Power of Women Group, KAREN LAHEY VANCOUVER—In the winter of 2000, I was co-managing a four bedroom house in Walley, BC. My co-manager and I became friends, but eventually … Continue reading

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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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