Victim files complaint that police assaulted and removed him from home

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Incident Title
Victim files complaint that police assaulted and removed him from home
Incident ID
221205
Incident Description
The victim, 50-years old man born with cerebral palsy has been tasered and incarcerated for not complying with terms of lease agreement and outstanding warrants (confirmed my Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC)). Based on authority of “Order of Possession” nine officers entered residence of the victim. While in search area victim was not co-operative and physically resisted officers who wanted to conduct a strip search. One of officers held victim while another officer tasered (at least three times) him. Then victim was detained. The victim appeals written decision of A/Chief of Police EPS dated September 20, 2005. This decision dismissed all allegations made by the victim in his written complaint of August 19, 2003, where he alleges misconduct by nine EPS officers: unlawfully evicting victim from his residence and string searching; tasering visitor at the residence of victim; unlawfully assaulting victim including assault with a weapon and not providing access to medical services when requested and required. Decision: Board affirmed decision of the Chief of Police to dismiss the allegations against nine officers.
Incident Date
04/13/2002
Incident City
Edmonton
Type of Abuse
Physical violence;
Withholding aid;
Disregard of dignity;
Arrest
Weapon used
Taser
Victim Gender
Man
Victim Disabilities
Cerebral palsy
Victim Sexual Orientation
Not listed
Authority Involved
Edmonton Police Service
Officer Name
Charlene Douglas
Submission Source
External Database Import
Submission Source Affiliation
Alberta Police Misconduct Database
Alberta Police Misconduct Database
Submission Source Link
Collection
Alberta Police Misconduct Database
Additional Details
APMD original incident ID: i-m4iGmeoRZTMb5H
Archive Publication Date
August 9, 2022
Archive Last Update
August 9, 2022
Tags
misconduct;
Alberta Police Misconduct Database
Confidentiality/Restrictions
From published source
Complaint Resolution
Law Enforcement Review Board

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