RCMP Cpl. Monty Robinson sentencing for obstructing justice in Orion Hutchinson’s death delayed again

Orion Hutchinson was a young man with a bright future until RCMP Corporal Monty Robinson killed him after having 6 drinks at a party.  Now Robinson’s much-anticipated sentencing for obstruction of justice in Orion Hutchinson’s death will be delayed until

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British Columbia not the only place killer cops are kept on the payroll. Florida does too.

I’ve written extensively about cases where RCMP members stationed in British Columbia have murdered citizens and gotten away with it.  It’s happened enough times now that most people recognize there is a very serious issue with accountability within the RCMP,

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RCMP Conduct Complaints lead to video camera tests

Kelowna RCMP are testing the use of small video cameras on selected RCMP constables.  Is it ironic or intentional that this technology test comes just months after RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler was caught on camera brutally kicking Buddy Tavares in

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Ontario Provincial Police claim success after terrorizing man at the wrong address

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are no strangers to the finer arts of propaganda.  What else do you call an official press release that claims “operational success” after launching a stun grenade into the wrong address and then holding an

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RCMPWatch.com – What a great idea

In one of my meanderings around the web I came across the site RCMPWatch.com. The site lists news stories and various reports on the actions of RCMP members, and on the force as a whole, and the site owner has

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Are Ontario Police above the Law?

Are Ontario Police above the Law?  A report in today’s Toronto Star suggests they are. The Ontario Special Investigations Unit (SIU), which is charged with investigating serious injuries and deaths caused by police has a near-perfect record of exonerating police

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The news just gets worse for Kamloops RCMP

Last month a bunch of RCMP members and civilian workers watched video cameras of two female inmates having sex. “we can confirm publicly that all four RCMP members have been suspended,” says Inspector Tim Sheids of the Kamloops RCMP. The

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Public Inquiry into Kamloops RCMP Sex Scandal

The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (CPC) is launching an investigation into the four RCMP members who were caught watching two female prisoners have sex in Kamloops RCMP cells on Aug. 18. In a press release issued on

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Rookie RCMP Const. Chris Christinger — another fine example

Rookie RCMP Const. Chris Christinger clearly isn’t the brightest new recruit. Not only did he sneak an under-aged girl into a beer garden at the Bella Coola Rodeo, he took pictures and posted them on YouTube. He really should be

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CBC Helps Ignatieff Prove How Out Of Touch He is

In an article titled “Ignatieff on the Mounties, one-on-one”, CBC reporter Alison Crawford asked Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff what he thinks about the RCMP. His answer? When I look at the Mounties in the squad cars providing protection in communities

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VIN SUPRYNOWICZ: It’s fine for police to kill people, so long as there’s no ‘ill will’

VIN SUPRYNOWICZ: It’s fine for police to kill people, so long as there’s no ‘ill will’ Do we live in a free country or a police state? In a free country, police live under and must obey the same laws

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Some RCMP Members Just Can’t Help Themselves…

Some RCMP members just can’t stop themselves from behaving badly, and the entire force looks bad because of it. A story out of Kamloops, BC leaves me shaking my head.  Four RCMP officers and three civilian municipal staff at a

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