Police misconduct and thuggery ran rampant during the recent G20 event held in Toronto, Ontario. Some rose to infamy, like "Officer Bubbles". I haven't heard anything recent about his attempt to sue YouTube for posting videos that mocked him for being [allegedly] a complete and utter jerk. Others attempted to hide who they were and were apparently reprimanded, and at least … [Read more...]
Babak Andalib-Goortani: Ontario Special Investigations Unit Actually finds wrongdoing!
It's shocking to anyone who follows the Ontario Police "lapdog"... I mean watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit. In their entire history they've almost never found a case of police misconduct that they couldn't justify. Imagine my surprise while listening to the radio this morning when they report charges would be filed against one Toronto City Police constable. It's … [Read more...]
G20 Summit — Excessive Force By Police? No, says SIU
Excessive Force By Police during the G20 Summit? Not according to Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU). They are, without a doubt, the most useless police oversight group in the Canada. Police smashed people with batons, broke bones, and beat people up, but the SIU could find no wrong with police actions at the G20 Summit. I'm shocked. Okay, I'm not really. I … [Read more...]