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BC Civil Liberties Association calls to end random street checks – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202043 Views

February 20, 2020

The BC Civil Liberties Association says random street checks need to end immediately.

Street checks refers to a practice where police can stop and question people on the street at random.

Latoya Farrell, legal counsel for the Civil Liberties Association, says there is no evidence that the checks help fight crime.

“What we do have is evidence of much harm it does to communities that are over-policed and under-protected,” says Farrell.

The Vancouver Police Board reviewed the checks and concluded they are a valuable tool for fighting crime.

The board plans to discuss the issue of street checks at its next meeting.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/02/20/bc-civil-liberties-association-calls-to-end-random-street-checks/

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