Last year Christy Clark created a new civilian office to investigate police shootings. The Independent Investigations Office opened its doors in September. On November 13, there was a public forum to discuss the new office and the challenges it faces. Director Richard Rosenthal started off the evening by talks about the mandate of the Independent Investigations Office. Following Rosenthal's presentation, the forum heard from Preston Gonu who works with the Carrier Sekani First Nation in Prince George; Doug King, a lawyer campaigning to change dog-handling practices by the Vancouver police and David Eby, head of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association.
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