The non conformer's Canadian Weblog

May 17, 2011

It is about time but still not enough


BC civilian to be in charge of investigating when police are accused Winnipeg Free Press – ‎VICTORIA – The BC government has introduced legislation to appoint a civilian to oversee investigations when police officers are accused of wrongdoing.

“B.C.’s office will investigate a broader range of police-involved incidents than Ontario’s model and be more independent than Alberta’s, reporting to the attorney general rather than the minister responsible for policing,” Solicitor General Shirley Bond told the legislature in introducing the bill.
.. what we still do need is real justice in the courts as well..

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