A member of the RCMP and a member of the South Coast BC Transportation Authority Police Service have been charged with assault in the tasering of a 73-year-old man while in hospital. ...the man, while in hospital, was subjected to a single application of force from a Taser wielded by the RCMP officer in the Touch-Torture (TM) mode. The man suffered a facial laceration requiring sutures. ... Constable Mitchell Spears, a member of the RCMP with two years experience, has been charged with one count of assault and one count of assault with a weapon. Constable Ken Jensen of the transit police has been charged with one count of assault.
A bit of a milestone...
Is everyone paying attention?
I think I'll open a bottle of bubbly tonight.