The Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP will appoint an independent civilian to investigate the Aug. 18 incident, involving four Mounties, two civilian jail guards and another civilian employee. The four Mounties have been suspended without pay and face an internal code-of-conduct investigation likley 10 days with pay if anything at all.. The three civilian employees are also the subject of an investigation by the City of Kamloops. All face possible criminal charges. http://www.theprovince.com/life/Jail+complaint+sparks+inquiry/3595125/story.html
Foolish, perverse cops who cannot do thier job. How about having now some real professionalism. Fire all of them B.C. jail cell sex video amongst 2 prisoners triggers inquiry, more costs. The officers, four Mounties, who include a corporal with 20 years experience on the force, are alleged to have watched the encounter through a video monitor for as long as seven minutes without intervening. Clearly the prison regulations refrains any prisoners of having any type of relationship with another prisoner or anyone else in jail whether or not they are male or female A whole ineffective, often pretentions too commission, and more wasted tax payers money for the obvious, to deal with bad RCMP bad supervisors who had failed to do their supervisory jobs and immoral cops, bad employees, and they all firstly should be fired immediately.. And we pay these fools. Who is the idiot not firing them. Will the all the paid “investigators”, reviewers now have to look at the video tape? What will we do after they watch it? Have another inquiry to determine if them watching the tape was a justifiable breach also of someone’s “constitutional rights to privacy”? Then what?? A lawsuit? And/or another multi-million dollar public inquiry, that can last months or years and cost taxpayers millions? Only in Canada! Not surprised, this is our new RCMP’s, and their bad managers, bad solicitor generals too…welcome to the new Conservative world.. and who can we trust now to be decent. professional and do the job…. http://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/09/15/they-are-covering-up-for-their-own-again/
High costs of RCMP contracts irk civic politicians. RCMP costs are up. The RCMP are certainly cost ineffective, over priced for the too little they do too often as well, and the governments cannot or dare not manage directly, review their actual expenses, related efficiencies too. Putting money into a leaky pail full of holes is still really bad management.
The mostly still for decades too white English speaking RCMP who have yet to implement the federal mandatory bilingual policies, meaning French and English, is pretending it cares about the minorities.. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner William Elliott announced sweeping reforms in the country’s police force. The changes range from a reshuffle of officers to new uniform and recruitment of non-white and non-male Mounties, a revision of its recruitment policies. Instead of hiring mostly male, white applicants, the RCMP would use a new quota system that would result to 30 percent women cadets, 20 percent visible minorities and 10 percent aboriginals. They next likley will not get the reserved raises or promotions.
Ex-B.C. solicitor general Kash Heed disturbed by RCMP contract renewal talk Former West Vancouver police chief Vancouver-Fraserview Liberal MLA revealed “disturbing” developments in the talks. Heed recalled that as solicitor general, he had worked to include “critical clauses” in a new contract in order to make the RCMP accountable to citizens of B.C. “I’m hearing that…critical clauses that I argued for are no longer on the table during the negotiations,” Heed said. “And so I’m the first one to come out and say that we need to re-look this contract if those critical clauses are not in the contract.” http://www.straight.com/article-349697/vancouver/exbc-solicitor-general-kash-heed-disturbed-rcmp-contract-renewal-talks
So 60 percent of BC citizens want another police force in place..
Meanwhile in the East Quebec premier Charest defends his screening of judges. http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/Charest+defends+screening+judges/3577546/story.html
QUEBEC – A senior aide to Jean Charest, in testimony , told a public inquiry that the premier demanded to be kept in the loop during the selection process for judges. She also said she took it upon herself to make a note of which candidates for the bench were known supporters of Charest’s Quebec Liberal party. Chantal Landry, the longtime director of appointments in the premier’s office, said she would place a post-it note on the file of prospective judges who were known to support the Liberals. The premier — in testimony last week that observers had deemed solid — said candidates’ political leanings had no bearing on their likelihood of being named to the bench. But Landry raised some eyebrows Monday by explaining that the premier asked to see the files of potential judges before the justice minister could name them. She said she didn’t know whether that policy represented a switch from what previous governments had done. “It was probably around that time (that we took office in 2003) that he told me, ‘I want to be consulted on the recommendation of judges, the recommendation of the justice minister,’” Landry said. “So we then established a way of proceeding.” Landry admitted that a candidate’s political affiliation was one of several criteria in the selection process, along with their age and years of experience. And she said she kept Charest informed. “If they were a Liberal sympathizer, if I thought they were one, then yes, I mentioned it,” Landry testified. .
Now I have seen the same corruption before with the clearly the crooked Pastor of a south Calgary Church, who used his influence and supposed right to remove all of his unwanted candidates nominated by the congregation by the pastors first prescreening their spiritual qualifications and next to put into place his own preference, favorites for head elder and head deacon. He the pastor next suddenly resigned from the church he founded when his corruptions was exposed by me. I have also seen crooked political nomination in a provincial election too in Canmore Alberta.. Anyone foolish to believe all leaders have honest acts and motives? http://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2008/07/12/bad-pastors-bad-deacons-bad-elders-bad-church/
Federal Tories plan to push for tougher penalty laws is a bust since the Police, RCMP included DO NOT EVEN ENFORCE EXISTING LAWS TOO OFTEN FOR DECADES NOW TOO..
what the Tories need to do first is to improve the existing management of all police personnel, supervisions and related resources.