Comments:BeaverFever: Sounds like a toothless tiger, but maybe the simple fact that someone is 'taking names' will help curb the problem.
EyeBrock: Good. Name them and charge them. Good riddance.
BeaverFever: I think the relationship between the Crown Attorney and law enforcement is too close for this to be effective. There should be a special investigations office within the Crown Attorney's office to deal exclusively with these types of matters.
andyt: The crown attorneys want the cops to lie to help make their case. This won't help. The fact cops were not disciplined after a case fell apart due to their lies shows that nobody really cares about this.
Toastmaker: Don't the major Canadian police agencies have Internal Affairs units, or some call them Professional Standards agencies ? I have to suspect they do and the real responsibility for internal discipline at that level would rest with them - with referrals to criminal prosecution when appropriate.
I worked IA for two years and strongly believe in their mission. False Hollywood portrayals aside, most professional-minded officers support strong IA units.
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