A British Columbia Mountie is under investigation after a cellphone video surfaced of an officer viciously punching a young suspect in the head repeatedly during an arrest. Its just another of many assaults this week for Royal Canadian Mounted Police what’s really telly is how few lead to discipline or conviction.
In the footage, shot in May in Terrace, the suspect is lying on the ground while an unidentified officer restrains him and brutally punching him several times in the course of handcuffing him. It is believed there was much abuse before the video recording even began.
The video was delivered anonymously to the Terrace Standard newspaper, which reports the cop in question has been placed on administrative leave while he’s the subject of an internal code of conduct investigation and we all know these amount to nothing more than a whitewash.