Archive for the 'Hammer threatening police' Category

CANADA / QUEBEC – Just 150 of Montreal’s 4,500 cops have Taser training (2014-02-04)

Posted on February 4 2014 by admin

[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Following an article in La Presse, a call is made for arming more Montreal police with tasers: “Only 150” of them are currently trained to use Tasers. This follows the death of Alain Magloire, 42, who was gunned down Monday morning after brandishing a hammer. Mario Hamel, a psychiatric patient, was also […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Montreal: Taser ou 9 mm ? [The taser or a 9 mm. gun?] (2014-02-04)

Posted on February 4 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Following the death from shooting of a homeless man in Montreal, the man threatening police with a hammer, was shot and killed. His life might have been saved if tasers had arrived in time … ]] Journal de Montréal, by François Doré Un autre événement se solde par la mort tragique […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Hammer-wielding man killed during police intervention in downtown Montreal (2014-02-03)

Posted on February 3 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Disturbed man shot – Were police waiting for taser?  (Initial report)-  man wielding a hammer near Montreal’s main downtown bus station was fatally shot on Monday after he apparently refused to surrender, police say. Seven police-officers intervened and were taken to hospital and treated for shock. This is now being investigated by […]