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10/3 podcast: Police in Alberta facing backlash for misconduct

A Calgary Police officer displays a shoulder badge in Calgary on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

The dismissal of misconduct charges against Calgary police officers have some calling for changes to how cases are investigated.

The case follows another incident in which the Crown opted not to lay charges against an officer after a prisoner at the arrest processing unit was injured.

Calgary Herald reporter Bill Kaufmann joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss these incidents, what advocates are calling for, and what police say they’re doing to ensure change.

Background reading: Outrage as charges dropped against Calgary police officers accused of misconduct in double pedestrian fatality probe

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