Tag: Manitoba Independent Investigations Unit

WPS Crime Scene Investigator (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS

IIU INVESTIGATION NOT ABOUT SPEED OR PLACATING JOURNOS

It’s been twelve (12) days since the newly formed Manitoba IIU (Independent Investigation Unit) caught it’s first police involved deadly force shooting case. On September 20, 2015, Haki Sefa (44) was shot and killed in an apparent armed confrontation with members of the Winnipeg Police Tactical Support Team (TST). News reports […]

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LOCAL NEWS

IIU Investigation Game Changer for WPS Officers

On June 18, 2015, the Manitoba Independent Investigations Unit (IIU) became operational. It didn’t take long, ninety-five (95) days to be exact, for the IIU to catch its first fatal Police involved shooting case. On September 21, 2015, Haki Sefa (44) died in what appears to be an armed confrontation […]

Police & Deadly Force – Are Cops Hell Bent on Killing People?
POLICE USE OF FORCE

Police & Deadly Force – Are Cops Hell Bent on Killing People?

Police use of deadly force continues to be one of the most controversial and misunderstood aspects of modern Law Enforcement. Mainstream media accounts of these events are often inflammatory, inaccurate and irresponsible. Public sentiment is frequently built on the shaky foundations built by the press.  I’m still shocked by the number […]