It’s taken a long time but that infamous thug and former (Thank God!) RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler was finally sentenced for brutally kicking Buddy Tavares in the face. Like Benjamin (Monty) Robinson before him in his obstruction of justice trial for
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
In the midst of the Geoff Mantler police brutality trial it’s easy for us to forget that not all cops are brutal thugs with badges and guns who believe they are above the law. Some police men and women
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.
Buddy Tavares is the man who was brutally kicked in the face by RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler on January 6, 2011. A Kelowna reporter happened to be there at the time and recorded the entire thing on video. That video
RCMP Commissioner Robert Paulson is on record saying he wants to clean up the RCMP and get rid of the bad apples that are spoiling the barrel of decent cops. It’s a commendable position to take, even if he’s not
Fascinating news out of Kimmirut, Nunavut, yesterday. Kimmirut is located roughly 120 kilometres south of Iqaluit and is where RCMP Constable Douglas Scott was murdered in 2007. The tiny town has a long tradition of hating the RCMP enough to
I was disgusted but not surprised that another piece of garbage in an RCMP uniform, Constable Geoff Mantler, walked free the other day, acquitted by Judge Takahashi. I saw that one coming a mile off. Reading the news, however, that
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
Sometimes things happen. Everyone forgets a bag now and then. It happens to even the most diligent person. But when you are a serving member of the RCMP and your carry bag contains your loaded service pistol… well… there’s going