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Active Shooter In NS. April 19 2020

Eaglelord17

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I'm not convinced holding the higher ground, having the notes to back your position or being on the side of the angels is a shield against the long knives. With the PM, a Minister and the Commissioner publicly embarrassed, as Russel Peters says, 'somebody's gonna get a hurt'.

People not directly involved in operations, including senior command like the Commissioner, should know enough that they should not have granular information of an ongoing operation, and should be competent enough to defend or explain that to civilian oversight.
Last person that kept detailed records on the Liberals, proving they were lying was Jody Wilson-Raybould and it absolutely killed her political career.
There is a divorced expectation when it comes to chiefs of police- the chief doesn’t know tactics etc. he relies on advice- part of the issue is chiefs presenting themselves as knowing mouths from assholes when they don’t- and the public thinking that a chief or a commissioner is in that spot because they were the “best” at each rank prior,

Police executives are administrators- and should manage and lead police. When asked for their opinion from politicians they should be Finding experts to help them put together their opinion. Set expectations and a mission and seek results.

In this case the allegation is the commissioner wanted the details, in a certain way, so she could help the government with their legislation to keep Canadians safe.

There are several issues in that. Canadians should be free firstly, and kept safe from things and people that would take that liberty. The commissioner should be most concerned with appearing to be an honest and fair person. Not willing to compromise the truth to make people “safe”.

If we need to make a story richer to help a law along- we didn’t need the law. Otherwise it would be evident on its own.

Anyhoo. It’s an allegation. But the wording of the notes raise my eyebrow because it’s formed in a way that is plausible.
Another question I have at this point is why is the PMs office getting so involved in a criminal investigation as it is ongoing. This is having a lot of shades of the SNC-Lavalin affair where the PMs office attempted to interfere in the judicial system. I think we are learning a leopard doesn't change its spots, and that the PM is lucky the RCMP answer to him as he should have been charged with Fraud at least once (Aga Khan incident).
 

lenaitch

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There is a divorced expectation when it comes to chiefs of police- the chief doesn’t know tactics etc. he relies on advice- part of the issue is chiefs presenting themselves as knowing mouths from assholes when they don’t- and the public thinking that a chief or a commissioner is in that spot because they were the “best” at each rank prior,

Police executives are administrators- and should manage and lead police. When asked for their opinion from politicians they should be Finding experts to help them put together their opinion. Set expectations and a mission and seek results.

In this case the allegation is the commissioner wanted the details, in a certain way, so she could help the government with their legislation to keep Canadians safe.

There are several issues in that. Canadians should be free firstly, and kept safe from things and people that would take that liberty. The commissioner should be most concerned with appearing to be an honest and fair person. Not willing to compromise the truth to make people “safe”.

If we need to make a story richer to help a law along- we didn’t need the law. Otherwise it would be evident on its own.

Anyhoo. It’s an allegation. But the wording of the notes raise my eyebrow because it’s formed in a way that is plausible.
One of the defining traits of a good leader is to know your limits and when to listen.

In my former service, the OPP, 5 of the last ten Commissioners came up through CIB (senior major crime case management branch) - four in a row. Of the remaining 5, one came up through forensic ident., so was equally familiar with investigative processes. It certainly doesn't guarantee that they were great leaders; clearly a couple were anything but, but in situations such as this - complex, high profile investigations - they knew enough to not get in the way.

I was lucky to work for a couple of strong, highly skilled division commanders in criminal operations. I sat in on one meetings with a not-one-of-the-above-five who only stopped pressing for sensitive information they didn't need to have when it was 'indicated' to them that their name would be in the Crown Brief and they can expect to be cross-examined.
 

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Another question I have at this point is why is the PMs office getting so involved in a criminal investigation as it is ongoing. This is having a lot of shades of the SNC-Lavalin affair where the PMs office attempted to interfere in the judicial system. I think we are learning a leopard doesn't change its spots, and that the PM is lucki the RCMP answer to him as he should have been charged with Fraud at least once (Aga Khan incident).
FTFY… 😉
 

Jarnhamar

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I wonder if RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki's friend Justin Trudeau will rescue her if shes called to testify at the commission.
 

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Another question I have at this point is why is the PMs office getting so involved in a criminal investigation as it is ongoing. This is having a lot of shades of the SNC-Lavalin affair where the PMs office attempted to interfere in the judicial system.
Involved? Yes.

Commissioner Lucki all but confirmed that the "assault style" firearms ban OIC was drafted and ready to launch. The PMO and Blair were hoping the evidence regarding the type and source of the firearms used and the licence status of the killer could be used to further their political agenda. The killer didn't play into their game plan, being unlicensed, under a firearms prohibition order as well and using illegally obtained firearms. Had the killer been licensed and the firearms he used to start his rampage and kill Cst Stevenson been legally owned, I'm confident that the OIC would've been hastily redrafted to ban a lot more.

Interfered? Not yet.
 
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Eye In The Sky

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At the end of the day, the public doesn't really care I think. They are seeing one-liner reports on the FB wall and assuming it's all truth. RCMP did bad things, they are responsible for XYZ. Canadians don’t need guns. They need to be taken away to save lives.

Liberals want to report something about firearm control (some would say the true agenda is to disarm the population...); it's much easier to take guns away from law abiding citizens than it is criminals. If all you want to do is "report numbers", the easier effort is the low hanging fruit - registered gun owners (of which I am one).

If anyone is surprised by anything this PM does at this point, and it angry about it, I think they should be directing their anger at the voting population; the PM has gotten away with a number of things and to no account.

We can only blame ourselves for letting the BS continue...
 
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I wonder if RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki's friend Justin Trudeau will rescue her if shes called to testify at the commission.

He's throwing her under the bus as usual. Our misogynist PM is chucking another female on the pyre that fuels his corrupt occupation of the the PMO.

"When asked if he or his office put pressure on Lucki, Trudeau responded “Absolutely not… we did not put any undue influence or pressure. It’s extremely important to highlight that it is only the RCMP, it is only the police that determines what and when to release information."

So, situation, no change.
 

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I'll ask for an example when any politician, of any stripe, at any level, ever said 'mea culpa, I interfered with the operation of the bureaucracy for political or personal advantage. It's all on me'.
 
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