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Mar 25, 2011 — Kelowna RCMP Constable Geoff Mantler is formally charged in connection with the Buddy Tavares 'face kicking' incident. And as Castanet's Kelly Hayes reports, Mantler's legal woes don't stop with Tavares.
Vancouver, B.C. (Canadian Press) – A British Columbia RCMP officer caught on video kicking a suspect in the face was charged Thursday with two counts of assault causing bodily harm in relation to two separate incidents.
Jan 16, 2011 — Constable Geoff Mantler Of The Kelowna RCMP is seen assaulting Buddy Tavares. Buddy Tavares was kicked in the face by an RCMP officer while being arrested.
Buddy Tavares denies allegation
Jan 10, 2011 — Buddy Tavares, the man kicked in the face by a police officer while being arrested last week is charged in connection with a "domestic violence situation" but, as Castanet's Kelly Hayes reports, he and his family are refuting the allegation.
Jan 16, 2011 — Investigators recommend assault charge against Kelowna RCMP officer...
In a video seen all over the TV News and the Internet, Buddy Tavares was kicked in the face by an RCMP officers while being arrested.
Buddy appear to be following the instructions of the officer, he exits his vehicle, is not armed nor is he resisting in any way. Buddy gets on the ground on his hands and knees when the officer kicks him right in the face...
There seems to be a trend of COPS GONE WILD!!!
Kelowna cop pleads not guilty to assault charge
Kathy Michaels - Kelowna Capital News July 13, 2011
The Kelowna cop charged with assault after being caught on video kicking a suspect in the head was "thrown under the bus" by higher ranking police officials, says his defence lawyer.
Kelowna RCMP constable cleared of assault charges in third incident ADRIAN NIEOCZYM Globe and Mail Apr. 07, 2011
A suspended Kelowna RCMP officer already facing assault charges in two cases of alleged police brutality will not be charged in a third incident, British Columbia's Criminal Justice Branch announced Thursday.
Leaked smears come back to haunt police
Aspersions work — until truth emerges The Province January 26, 2011
Police are under fire — again — for putting out damaging information about a victim of apparent police brutality.
The B.C. Civil Liberties Association has filed an official complaint against the Kelowna RCMP's media spokesman and his commanding officer, after the spokesman said the man kicked in the face by a Mountie on Jan. 7 was a subject in a domestic-violence investigation.
Kelowna arrest incident shows urgent need for RCMP Reform: Cullen Jan. 16, 2011
New Democrat Public Safety Critic Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) and Member of Parliament Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley) say the violent arrest of Buddy Tavares by Kelowna RCMP highlights the urgent need for serious reform and stronger oversight of Canada’s national police force
Kelowna RCMP lead the province in official complaints
Jan. 25, 2011
Kelowna Mounties had the highest number of official complaints in 2010 about the improper use of force among all RCMP detachments in British Columbia.
Those statistics, provided by the police and the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP, have been released in the wake of the January arrest of Buddy Tavares, who was kicked in the face while being arrested by the Mounties in an incident captured on cellphone video.
The video of Buddy Tavares being kicked in the head is almost as offensive as the footage of Robert Dziekanski dying in pain at Vancouver International Airport. Jan. 19, 2011
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