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Coroner’s Inquest ordered in December 2017 Morrisburg OPP sh

Coroner’s Inquest ordered in December 2017 Morrisburg OPP shooting OTTAWA – Regional supervising coroner Dr. Louise McNaughton-Fillon announced that a coroner’s inquest will be held into the 2017 fatal shooting that occurred at the Morrisburg Ontario Provincial Police Detachment. The inquest will e...
by Thomas
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:32 am
 
Forum: News
Topic: SIU probing fatal police-involved shooting at OPP detachment
Replies: 11
Views: 10153

Inquest into the Death of Babak Saidi Announced

Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Babak Saidi. Mr. Saidi, 43, died on December 23, 2017, in Morrisburg, of injuries sustained when he was shot by an Ontario Provincial Police offic...
by Thomas
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:36 pm
 
Forum: News
Topic: SIU probing fatal police-involved shooting at OPP detachment
Replies: 11
Views: 10153

COP charged with DUI in Wasauksing

WASAUKSING FIRST NATION, ON – An off duty police officer was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol when he was involved in a collision over the weekend. West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced the arrest through a press release Tuesday. According to officers, they were ...
by Thomas
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: 18 year member with OPP charged with impaired driving
Replies: 1
Views: 53

No, you can’t be arrested just because you might upset someo

No, you can’t be arrested just because you might upset someone Imagine you’re planning to attend a protest to express your views on a contentious issue and that at the rally, there will be people whose opinions are opposed to yours. On your way to the event, with your colourfully worded picket sign...
by Thomas
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:43 pm
 
Forum: Lawsuits Against Police
Topic: Judge rebukes police for putting ‘demands of occupiers’ over
Replies: 7
Views: 9822

18 year member with OPP charged with impaired driving

SUDBURY – During the evening of October 6, members from the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police assisted Anishinabek Police Service with investigating a single vehicle crash on Deememguk Road. Investigation revealed that alcohol was a factor and a 49-year-old off duty OPP officer has been cha...
by Thomas
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:41 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: 18 year member with OPP charged with impaired driving
Replies: 1
Views: 53

OPP's gender-neutral policy sets back reporting on violence

Farquhar: OPP's gender-neutral policy sets back reporting on violence against women Last year, 150 women were murdered by their partners in Canada and of those, 65 were murdered in Ontario. We know this because police forces in Canada release this information to the public. Over the years, anyone w...
by Thomas
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Rights Violations
Topic: OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress
Replies: 4
Views: 268

OPP shouldn’t conceal gender information

Researchers have long pointed out that good policies are based on good data. But all too often reliable information about social problems just doesn’t exist, making it that much harder to come up with good solutions. Sadly, that’s the case with gender-based violence. Which is why a new policy by the...
by Thomas
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Rights Violations
Topic: OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Justice at last for Caledonia man arrested for carrying a Ca

Christie Blatchford: Justice at last for Caledonia man arrested for carrying a Canadian flag And so, in the middle of this utterly disheartening election campaign, there comes a welcome ray of light. An institution, in this case a court, has done what Canadian politicians and political parties find...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:25 am
 
Forum: Lawsuits Against Police
Topic: Judge rebukes police for putting ‘demands of occupiers’ over
Replies: 7
Views: 9822

Police cannot arrest lawful protesters, even to prevent viol

Police cannot arrest lawful protesters, even to prevent violence by others, Supreme Court rules Police cannot arrest lawful protesters to prevent violence by others, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The decision comes in the case of Randy Fleming, who carried a Canadian flag on a pole as part of ...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:23 am
 
Forum: Lawsuits Against Police
Topic: Judge rebukes police for putting ‘demands of occupiers’ over
Replies: 7
Views: 9822

Police can’t arrest those who aren’t breaking law

Police can’t arrest those who aren’t breaking law to prevent others’ violent actions: SCC In a decision hailed as preserving Canadians’ civil liberties, the Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously restored a $140,000 damages award to a peaceful demonstrator who was unlawfully arrested and injured b...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:23 am
 
Forum: Lawsuits Against Police
Topic: Judge rebukes police for putting ‘demands of occupiers’ over
Replies: 7
Views: 9822

OPP’s new gender policy obscures violence against women

The OPP’s decision to stop telling us the gender of victims and criminals, whether male or female, is an absurd decision in an absurd era. Once charges are laid, they’ll disclose names, ages, city or hometown and court date, but that’s it. The Ontario Provincial Police, whose jurisdiction covers 2.3...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:14 am
 
Forum: Human Rights Violations
Topic: OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Former Little Current resident goes to trial in OPP union ca

ORILLIA – Jury selection for the trial of former Little Current resident Martin Bain on charges stemming from an RCMP raid on the offices of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) began at the Ontario Superior Court in Orillia on September 17. Three senior members of the OPPA, Karl Walsh o...
by Thomas
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 18
Views: 22261

Avoiding causing offence is a bad reason for the OPP to with

Marni Soupcoff: Avoiding causing offence is a bad reason for the OPP to withhold crime stats Building trust with communities — especially racial minority communities — should start with transparent, public information about who police are interacting with and how People already have a complicated r...
by Thomas
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:04 am
 
Forum: Human Rights Violations
Topic: OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress
Replies: 4
Views: 268

OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress

OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regressive," human rights lawyer says A decision by Ontario's provincial police service to withhold the gender of anyone who is accused of a crime or is a victim of a crime is based on a faulty interpretation of the law and silences the...
by Thomas
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:03 am
 
Forum: Human Rights Violations
Topic: OPP's decision not to release gender "repressive and regress
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Trial begins for former OPP association brass charged with f

Trial begins for former OPP association brass charged with fraud Crown prosecutors say that the former president, vice president and chief administration officer of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) used their "high ranking positions" to direct travel away from a long-stand...
by Thomas
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:19 pm
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 18
Views: 22261
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