Tag Archives: Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver police officer sues force over undercover arrest

SUNNY DHILLON/ Vancouver — The Globe and Mail/Friday, May. 02 2014 A Vancouver police officer is suing the force after he says he was “violently assaulted and falsely imprisoned” by a fellow officer while on plainclothes duty for a surveillance operation.

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Time runs out on probe of officers who failed to warn woman before she was killed

The Canadian Press/Monday, May. 12 2014 Two officers who decided not to immediately warn a pregnant woman that her boyfriend may have been looking for a hit man to kill her in the days before she was murdered won’t be … Continue reading

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Police raid house in East Vancouver, with guns drawn, on pretext of anti-pipeline graffiti

Note: The Editor of this blog, Copwatch Vancouver, was also subject to this gang style early morning raid on their home, and who was not named in the warrant but who’s laptop computer, cell phone & charger, USB’s, iPod & cord, … Continue reading

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Vancouver homeless man alleges police brutality

CBC Oct 22, 2013 A Downtown Eastside homeless man says Vancouver police threw him to the ground, punching and kicking his face, while arresting him for allegedly stealing a bicycle tire in Olympic Village in September. Travis Dunford, 36, says he was arrested on Sept. … Continue reading

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Another family of Robert Pickton victim sues RCMP and Vancouver police

THE CANADIAN PRESS July 16, 2013 VANCOUVER — The line up of family members suing serial killer Robert Pickton and police for failing to investigate the reports of missing women is growing longer. The son of Stephanie Lane has filed … Continue reading

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Vancouver Police want access to your online activity

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Vancouver Police are making more arguments as to why you should support a controversial bill to allow them to access what you’ve been up to online without a warrant. An Internet advocacy group says the department is … Continue reading

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No more police brutality – Activists memorialize the death of Robert Dziekanski at Main and Hastings

http://www.mediacoop.ca/blog/petitchatnoir/13511 Today as Vancouver marks the 5th anniversary of the RCMPs’ killing of Robert Dziekanski, activists memorialized the tragic date with a banner drop next door to the Vancouver Police Department on Main Street at Hastings.  The banner read “H.W.D.P.”, … Continue reading

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