Canada: B.C. police watchdog looking for witness who saw man catch fire from VPD taser - - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

Canada B.C. police watchdog looking for witness who saw man catch fire from VPD taser

01:40  22 october  2019
01:40  22 october  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Former Deadliest Catch Star Jerod Sechrist Arrested, Charged with Heroin Possession

  Former Deadliest Catch Star Jerod Sechrist Arrested, Charged with Heroin Possession Deadliest Catch: Jerod Sechrist Charged with Heroin PossessionAccording to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office inmate database, Sechrist, 33, was arrested on Oct. 5 by the Tampa Police Department in Tampa, Florida.

Investigators are looking for witnesses to a case in Chilliwack that ended with police Tasering a man suspected of abducting his own child. When the father resisted arrest, an officer used a Taser on the man These witnesses and anyone who may have seen , heard or recorded the incident is asked to

B . C .’s police watchdog has been called to Vancouver after a man who was taken down and arrested by police later suffered a decline in his health. Vancouver police said they were called to the area of Kingsway and Victoria Drive around 4 p.m. Thursday for reports of a man “behaving erratically and

a close up of a toy: A suspect reportedly caught fire after being Tasered by a Vancouver police officer earlier this month. © (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) A suspect reportedly caught fire after being Tasered by a Vancouver police officer earlier this month.

B.C.'s civilian police watchdog is looking for a woman who may have witnessed an incident earlier this month in which a man caught on fire after being Tasered by a Vancouver police officer.

The incident happened on Oct. 6 around 3:15 p.m. on the seawall near Bute Street and Cordova Street.

READ MORE: Man lit on fire after getting Tasered by Vancouver police, watchdog investigating

According to the Independent Investigations Office (IIO), police had been deployed to the area to respond to reports of a man spitting at a couple and approaching and touching women.

Police say driver who sped through parade barricade in Calgary has no extremist links

  Police say driver who sped through parade barricade in Calgary has no extremist links Police have shut down a number of blocks in downtown Calgary following an incident Saturday afternoon where officers fired shots toward a vehicle, after the driver ignored police barricades and attempted to drive toward a military parade.Calgary police say national security partners are investigating, but they don't believe there are any links to extremist activity after a driver ignored police barricades and attempted to drive toward a military parade downtown on Saturday.

WATCH : Woman fires shots at home intruders - Продолжительность: 4:22 News24 14 370 872 просмотра. Police body cam footage shows officers taking 76 shots at suspect in Anaheim, California.

B . C . police watchdog under fire for Yaletown shooting. Leo Knight, an ex- police officer who writes about law enforcement issues for the blog Crime and Punishment, says the IIO has The IIO won’t say whether its report involves the actions of VPD members who were involved in the shootout at Science

Police say the man tried to fight officers, who reportedly responded by deploying a stun gun. However, according to the IIO, the Taser probe made contact with a “flammable concealed possession” on the man, which ignited.

The man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The IIO says a woman who saw the interaction may have key information for its investigation. She is described as a woman wearing a royal blue jacket and dark pants with a medium-sized brown-and-white dog on a leash. According to the police watchdog, the woman was seen next to a bench in Harbour Green Park as the police interaction occurred.

The IIO is asking the witness, along with anyone else who may have seen, heard or recorded video of the incident, to contact its witness line at 1-855-446-8477.

The IIO has a mandate to investigate any case of serious harm or death in which police action or inaction may have played a role.

Electricity cut to parts of Halifax as police investigate "sensitive" situation .
HALIFAX — Emergency officials turned off the electricity in Halifax for about an hour late Monday — leaving about 19,000 homes and businesses in the dark — but police have refused to say why the power had to be cut. Nova Scotia Power tweeted shortly before 8 p.m. that the utility had cut power in the city's south end following an "emergency request" from the fire department. Subsequent tweets said the outage came at the request of both the fire and police departments and extended into other parts of the city.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 3
This is interesting!