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Racial profiling victims say police complaint system is broken in Repentigny, Que. – Montreal
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Racial profiling victims say police complaint system is broken in Repentigny, Que. – Montreal

The Center for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR) says it’s filed 11 complaints over the past three years with Quebec’s police ethics commissioner against Repentigny police. Despite this, the committee has not made a single decision on potential racial profiling in the police force. “The system, it’s a little bit broken, especially when it comes to police ethics complaints involving Repentigny,” said CRARR director, Fo Niemi. Read more: Montreal suburb of Repentigny promises police review after 4th racial profiling complaint upheld CRARR says three of their clients — Hézu Kpowbié, François Ducas and Fabien Ruault’s son, who was 12 at the time he was handcuffed by police — are part of a pattern. Each of their complaints were dismissed and never made...