A report by the Winnipeg Police Advisory Board has revealed the negative experiences of many new immigrants in the city when interacting with police. Some of the items the report touches on are “Lack of respect by some police toward the newcomer community in general” “General harassment of black youth during everyday activities” “Unwarranted combative/assaultive [...]
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The Provincial Police Act is being reviewed for the first time in nearly 80 years. The 2007 report on the Racialized Communities and Police Services Project by the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, and the 1991 report of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba have pointed to systemic problems in police accountability in this province. The [...]
On December 6th the Manitoba Human Rights Commission released its report around “racialized communities and police services”. In the report it states that within certain communities there is a fear of the police, that people do not have faith in the Law Enforcement Review Agency, and that police brutality is part of police culture and [...]