Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Police tell themselves tasering an 11 year old is ok. What a shock...

And beating protesters is ok, not wearing name tags is ok...

Did you really think the police would ever endanger the continued use of one of their new toys?

An RCMP officer was justified in using a Taser an 11-year-old boy in a stand-off near Prince George, B.C., because of the boy's violent past and the danger he presented to himself and others, an investigation has concluded.

The Chief of the West Vancouver police, Pete Lepine, who investigated the incident, released an open letter Monday explaining why he decided not to recommend charges against the officer, who was among several Mounties called to a residence on April 7.

Read more here.

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