“When the officers left him at a desolate construction site, it was –28 C with the windchill, and Addai-Nyamekye was dressed in only a tracksuit and sneakers.”
#yyc #DefundThePolice https://www.cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/episodes/above-the-law
“A Calgary police constable has filed an emergency injunction to stop a documentary on police brutality from airing.
The same police officer is also suing the film's production company for defamation.”
A Calgary police constable has filed an emergency injunction to stop a documentary on police brutality from airing and is also suing the film's production company for defamation.https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-police-brutality-documentary-1.5813636
Read this chilling description of this murder.
#GeorgeFloyd #DerekChauvin #BlackLivesMatter https://twitter.com/chrisvanderveen/status/1384616345262776322
“Guilty in the death of George Floyd”
has a different ring to it than
“Guilty in the MURDER of George Floyd.”
How these crimes are reported matters.
“If Chauvin was innocent, George Floyd would still be alive.”
Finally some justice in the world, right?
“A Columbus police officer shot and killed a Black teenage girl...”
h/t to @V4DeadManWalkin
Just as Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter, Columbus police killed another person. Eyewitnesses said the victim was a Black teenager.https://www.thedailybeast.com/columbus-police-fatally-shoot-a-person-as-derek-chauvin-guilty-verdict-comes-down
“A member of the Ontario Provincial Police force [was filmed] pushing a young boy to the ground at a skate park.”
It’s not a murder, but this is still police brutality. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/opp-officer-pushes-child-gravenhurst-1.5994586
Peel Regional Police are investigating after a video shared to social media shows a member of the Ontario Provincial Police force pushing a young boy to the ground.https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/opp-officer-pushes-child-gravenhurst-1.5994586
Surely if you google “Ontario police 12-year-old” then only that once incident would come up, right?
A 12-year old boy from Brampton, Ontario was detained for possession of marijuana according to Peel Police.https://www.narcity.com/en-ca/news/toronto/canadian-police-are-being-criticized-after-arresting-a-12-year-old-boy-and-fighting-with-his-mother-video
" #Lethbridge police repeatedly searched [ @albertaNDP MLA] Shannon Phillips's personal information in their database"
Not cool, @lethpolice.
#ableg #yql https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/lethbridge-police-service-search-photograph-mla-shannon-phillips-1.5932495
Over the last four years, Lethbridge NDP MLA Shannon Phillips has had suspicions that some members of the city’s police force have been monitoring her. A cache of newly released documents shows she...https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/lethbridge-police-service-search-photograph-mla-shannon-phillips-1.5932495
Not cool, @lethpolice https://twitter.com/xeviuss/status/1257564952874774531?s=20
Even Captain Kirk called out this police brutality. https://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/1258012040435625984?s=20
Const. Alex Dunn, 34, would be convicted in Dec 2010 for the assault of Dalia Kafi at an arrest processing unit in 2017.
This investigation took 3 years??
#BlackLivesMatter #yyc https://nypost.com/2020/10/30/shocking-video-captures-cop-body-slamming-woman-in-handcuffs/
Shocking video has emerged of a Canadian cop body-slamming a woman in a judo-like move that sent her face-first onto the floor at a Calgary police station — and landing the officer in court on anhttps://nypost.com/2020/10/30/shocking-video-captures-cop-body-slamming-woman-in-handcuffs/
“People stick to a story. They cover things up. They want to justify beating people up,”
- Article from 2013
#yeg #DefundThePolice https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/former-edmonton-cop-derek-huff-blows-whistle-on-brutality-corruption-1.1871353
A former cop with an exemplary record is going public about what he calls corruption in Edmonton police ranks, after he tried internally to expose what he believes is organized brutality, but got no...https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/former-edmonton-cop-derek-huff-blows-whistle-on-brutality-corruption-1.1871353
"Our cops are just as bad as American cops, they just go after a different colour."
-- @JamesLeduke https://twitter.com/JamesLeduke/status/1384704801733107715?s=20