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Are Local Police Being Covertly Militarized?

Vancouver and Victoria police told academic researcher Adam Molnar they’ve started training in combat exercises with the US military. Police weren’t so forthright when Focus came asking. Western Canadian police forces and the US military have been skirting laws on both sides of the border in secretive, controversial, urban-combat training exercises, says researcher Adam Molnar.

By |2014-02-01T20:12:51+00:00February 1st, 2014|2 Comments

Police Chiefs: Public or Private?

BC’s Information Commissioner launches an inquiry into police chief associations. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has launched an inquiry into British Columbia’s two police chief associations. Denham is considering recommending to government that the BC Association of Chiefs of Police (BCACP) and the BC Association of Municipal Chiefs of Police (BCAMCP) should be declared

By |2014-01-03T04:09:42+00:00January 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

OIPC Launches Inquiry into Police Chief Associations

The BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is investigating the legal nature and practices of British Columbia's two police chief associations and, as part of that process, will be soliciting public input until January 17th, 2014 (revised deadline is now February 14, 2014.). Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is considering whether to recommend that the

By |2013-12-19T04:29:40+00:00December 10th, 2013|0 Comments

An Overabundance of Caution

We’re worried about each other’s “mental health” a lot more than we used to be. But calling 911 for someone can be a disastrous approach, say victims of our good – or not so good – intentions. The day before, John had interred his mother’s ashes. But then came what he describes as an “unbelievable,

By |2013-11-27T08:26:43+00:00November 27th, 2013|0 Comments

BC Police Chief Association Records

It would be great for other people knowledgeable about policing in British Columbia to go through these records that I've obtained pertaining to the BC Association of Chiefs of Police and BC Association of Municipal Chiefs of Police. If you do,  please tell me what you learn. Here's the back story: Are BC Police Chiefs

By |2013-11-20T02:29:35+00:00November 19th, 2013|2 Comments
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