Archive for the 'Canadian Civil Lib. Ass. (CCLA)' Category

CANADA – Saskatoon police Taser policy should go further, civil liberties group says (2013-10-28)

Posted on October 28 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Abby Deshman of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association is concerned with the threshold for taser use in Saskatoon, limited to “immediate need for control due to a high risk of death or serious bodily harm.” The Braidwood Inquiry wanted actually causing bodily harm or would imminently cause this. The police […]

CANADA – British Columbia: RCMP asked to release jail cell video of Tasered man who died in custody (2009-11-16)

Posted on November 16 2009 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS – Is the RCMP destroying video evidence in the 2003 in-custody death of Clay Alvin Willey, and of a man who claimed he was “tortured” by being hit with Tasers up to 50 times. A physician testified he found at least 23 burn marks on the man’s body. The judge criticized police […]