When did Canada become a country in which police forces killed so many of its citizens and visitors? And when did the police in this country depart from the common sense and plain language which forms the currency of every day life in this country?
Canada.com reports in RCMP to probe death of B.C. man days after Taser arrest that RCMP in British Columbia will probe the death this morning of Robert Thurston Knipstrom, 36, four days after he was pepper-sprayed, Tasered and hit with a baton in an altercation with police.
A police release announcing the probe stated that ""Because of the possibility that the police use of force could have been a factor in the individual's medical injuries, the RCMP began the in-custody-related investigative protocols from the very beginning,"
A 36 year old man dies 4 days after being pepper-sprayed, Tasered and hit with a baton in an altercation with police and the official police statement talks about the possibility that police use of force could have been a factor in his injuries? No kidding.