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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...
Racialized communities upset with Quebec government decision to appeal ruling – Montreal
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Racialized communities upset with Quebec government decision to appeal ruling – Montreal

Pradel Content doesn’t feel the Quebec government is looking out for his best interests. The Laval resident is disappointed the province’s political leaders have decided to appeal a Superior Court ruling that would have precluded police officers from pulling over drivers without just cause.“This is very hurtful and it’s condescending,” Content told Global News. Read more: Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling Read More Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling The government is appealing a decision made last month by Quebec Superior Court Judge Michel Yergeau who ruled in f...