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KAF wasn't front line.
Jarnhamar said:The Navy can't take an NCO and designate them a full time fitness coordinator? Does a civilian bartender run the mess on the ship as well?
WeatherdoG said:How would taking a NCO away from their actual unit and trade be better than taking someone we pay specifically to lead PT and build personalized fitness programmes?
Jarnhamar said:Because we take NCOs and other leaders away from their trade job and put them in all kinds of different jobs all the time. Officer in charge of the unit library. NCO in charge of categorizing and polishing trophies and medals. At the PRT in Afghanistan a good buddy of mine was a sgt in charge of making sure the transient quarters had fresh sheets- that's about it.
One of the mods on an up and coming NCOs PLQ is to lead a fitness session. As a whole we're trying to save money, why would we hire a civilian to do a job NCOs are supposed to do in the first place?
How many civilians does the Royal Canadian Navy have in it's employ compared to how many sailors there are?
Also, a good time for the reminder I should have posted earlier:Eye In The Sky said:FWIW, Capt Lawson may have been questioned as a `witness`, not a suspect. We all know the jingle about ASSUME...
milnews.ca said:Also, a good time for the reminder I should have posted earlier:
According to Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, "Any person charged with an offence has the right .... to be presumed innocent until proven guilty according to law in a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal."
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2005/10/13/national/justice-system-flawed-by-presumed-guilt/Arrested suspects are often detained in a police “daiyo kangoku” substitute prison for up to 23 days before indictment, and release on bail is unlikely as long as they plead innocent or remain silent.
winnipegoo7 said:Japan's legal system seems to be very different than Canada's.
winnipegoo7 said:The economist claims that nearly all accused people in Japan sign a confession, whether guilty or not.
mariomike said:This caught my eye, "...its courts convict 99.9% of all the suspects brought before them."
... possibility is that, given that the non-jury system under inquisition system has predictable ruling on guilt, Japan's understaffed prosecutors working on low budgets only bring the most obviously guilty defendants to trial, and do not file indictments in cases in which they are not certain they can win