When it comes to police brutality cases I don’t surprise easy. So often they are pathetically predictable. Today, however, I was shocked to see Kelowna thug and RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler suddenly changed his plea to guilty. This sad excuse
Ever since video of Kelowna RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler’s brutal kick to the face of Buddy Tavares was made public, I’ve stated that this thug should be in prison, not walking the streets with a badge and a gun.
As much as I would like to have been surprised by Geoff Mantler being acquitted of assaulting Manjit Singh Bhatti on August 30, 2010, sadly I am not. I predicted he would be acquitted on July 12, 2012 in my
It’s not surprising that Provincial Court Judge Mark Takahashi has reserved his decision in RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler‘s police brutality trial in Kelowna, BC. Judge Takahashi has two conflicting stories to reconcile, as well as figure out who to believe.
Thug cop and Kelowna RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler is well-known to anyone who follows cases of RCMP misconduct. In January 2011 he made international headlines after video surfaced of him [allegedly] brutally kicking Buddy Tavares in the face as Tavares
RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler will go on trial for kicking Buddy Tavares in the face. That’s great news. The only down-side? It will be well over a year from now before that trial starts. The trial will begin on November