- Crown declined to contest attack charges against Edmonton police ordered by the police watchdog.
- Security video shows the full range of police brutality in the June arrest of an alleged truck robber.
- The videos reveal the claimed robber being struck with what seems to be a gun before he is constantly hit, thrown headfirst into a brick wall, elbow crushed in the head and then drove hard against a cruiser.
Alberta police’s brutality against a handcuffed robber:
There should be a judicial investigation of Alberta Justice’s unwillingness to sue an Edmonton police officer whose brutal attack on a handcuffed culprit was caught on video, a retired British Columbia attorney general states.
Kash Heed, who also worked as West Vancouver’s police chief during his 32-year policing profession, stated the attack by Edmonton Police Service Const. Dylan Awid on a truck robber in June 2019 was one of the most dangerous events of unreasonable force by a police officer he has ever seen.
“The justice minister has to take some accountability for this,” Heed told. Source – cbc.ca
A former judge, he stated, should “review this entire incident from the outset right to the decision of Crown counsel. And they should be guided by what that [judge] may find.” Source – cbc.ca
CBC News got civilian and security camera video of police crowding truck robber Kyle Parkhurst, who hit two police vehicles after being hemmed in behind a city Edmonton apartment building.
The videos show an officer — not Awid — breaking Parkhurst with what seems to be a handgun, hitting him to the ground where he is instantly crowded by officers.