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« Reply #240 on: April 28, 2021, 08:59:42 am »
Police were created with the sole purpose to " harass and institutionalize the homeless and unemployed"?  LOL what nonsense.  I'm sure it was part of their M.O., but it wasn;t their raison d'etre  Please post evidence for this claim.
Look into it. This is common historical knowledge.

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« Reply #241 on: May 21, 2021, 07:55:40 pm »
Cops aren't people.

Video shows police taunting man before he died in jail

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As he made a final plea for help, the video shows, Jennette said, “I’m good.”

“No, you ain’t good, you’re going to lay right there for a f---ing minute,” an officer angrily replied.

Rather than checking on Jennette’s condition, one officer asked another if she was okay, the suit alleges. She mockingly repeated Jennette’s plea — “I can’t breathe!” — while her colleague laughed.

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« Reply #242 on: May 27, 2021, 10:12:44 am »
https://www.citynews1130.com/2021/05/26/i-might-die-today-eps-officers-caught-moving-home-security-cameras-woman-calls-911-on-cops/amp/

I really hope these officers are held to account. 

But why do I have the feeling that this will just be brushed aside?

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While on hold, the woman inside the home saw the female officer moving her security cameras to face another direction. That’s when she dialed 911. She says she was scared of what could happen next.

“I might die today,” she recounted. “I actually texted a couple of people. I said, ‘this happened, just remember that, and that might be it.”


She says one officer then tried to kick down her back door. Photos sent to CityNews purportedly show dents and cracks on the doors, and a split door frame.

The homeowner says the officers left the area after she spoke to the 911 operator.

She says she later contacted EPS and was told it was a “wellness check” but the Service refused to tell her who exactly made the call.

Criminal lawyer Tom Engel tells CityNews he believes this was not proper police protocol.


“No. In fact, I would think it’s criminal behaviour on the part of the police,” said Engel. “They are interfering with private property, which is the crime of mischief to private property. And they are obviously trying to make sure there is no independent audio/video record of what they are doing, and that’s obstruction of justice.

“It should be investigated as a criminal offence.”

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« Reply #243 on: May 27, 2021, 12:44:28 pm »
https://www.citynews1130.com/2021/05/26/i-might-die-today-eps-officers-caught-moving-home-security-cameras-woman-calls-911-on-cops/amp/

I really hope these officers are held to account. 

But why do I have the feeling that this will just be brushed aside?

That's pretty bizarre.  Here's another bizarre wellness check, from Kelowna in 2020:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/kelowna-rcmp-surveillance-video-wellness-check-lawsuit-1.5623215

Officer's story is that the individual had a history of suicide attempts, so when she found the individual on the floor of the bathroom, surrounded by pills, an empty wine bottle, cuts on her body and a box cutter in her hand, the officer concluded the best course of action would be to handcuff her and literally drag her out of the apartment, down a hallway, to the cop car to transport her to hospital.  Her excuse for this behavior was because she wasn't sure emergency responders would be able to access the building, begging the question of how the police officer gained access and why emergency responders wouldn't be able to do the same.  The video is pretty disturbing to watch. 

The officer in this lawsuit has had two additional lawsuits filed against her, though one at least was disallowed because it passed a time limitation.




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« Reply #245 on: June 14, 2021, 01:02:55 pm »
Police taze 17 year old for vaping

Looks like unwarranted assault by the police to me.  But it would be nice to see the full video.  Unless they had reasonable suspicion he had a weapon or something, or had been previously violent in the encounter, I don't see how the taze is appropriate.  They seemed to taze when he reached for his backpack.

The real question is why did they have the tazers drawn at all?  That's only appropriate if there's some kind of threat or continued refusal to comply with lawful orders.  I didn't see him NOT complying in that clip, but we don't have the full encounter.
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Re: Defund the Police
« Reply #246 on: June 18, 2021, 08:02:18 am »

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« Reply #247 on: June 21, 2021, 11:46:03 am »
This is fun...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jrnhaLzCqA

You think that's bad wait until you hear about wage theft.
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« Reply #248 on: June 21, 2021, 01:28:01 pm »
You think that's bad wait until you hear about wage theft.

You need to learn the difference between police and private security.
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« Reply #249 on: June 21, 2021, 01:31:12 pm »
You need to learn the difference between police and private security.

I wasn't talking about the guy in the video, dude.

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« Reply #250 on: June 21, 2021, 01:38:15 pm »
I wasn't talking about the guy in the video, dude.

Then why post the video?
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« Reply #251 on: June 21, 2021, 01:59:44 pm »
Then why post the video?

I didn't post the video.

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« Reply #252 on: June 21, 2021, 06:57:41 pm »
I didn't post the video.
It was in your post as well.
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Re: Defund the Police
« Reply #253 on: June 21, 2021, 09:29:12 pm »
This is fun...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jrnhaLzCqA

The West coast is a far-left wuss factory.  That goes for much of BC too, sorry guys don't shoot the messenger.  #GreenParty2021.

They should find that robber and give him a free house and then tuck him into bed and give him a good cuddle.
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« Reply #254 on: June 22, 2021, 09:51:13 am »
It was in your post as well.

I was quoting MH. Do you even know how this board works?

Anyway, if you're confused about why MH posted the video, the meaning of my response or how it all ties to the topic, here's a little explainer
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