Dr. Dawg

Our national police farce on the job

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Occasion: a Parliament Hill protest against C-10, the Con crime bill, no ambiguity intended.

Crime: simply being there.

As the protest was getting underway, before the crowd began marching down Wellington Street towards the Supreme Court of Canada, a commotion erupted as RCMP officers arrived and arrested Ottawa resident Mitch Broughton, one of the protesters.

…Broughton, a member of the Occupy Ottawa legal team, said he wasn’t entirely sure why he was arrested, but that he was told by police that he is “banned from all National Capital Commission and Crown-owned land” after being arrested a few days ago during the dismantling of the Occupy Ottawa movement.

As a friend of mine asked: does this mean he can’t be jailed?

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