Desperately Seeking Competence in Canadian Justice Written by Hal Sisson (external - login to view)
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:13
Trying to Encounter Competence in RCMP Complaint Process
by Hal Sisson
o one should be above the law but the straightforward manner in which the ‘Commission for Public Complaints Against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’ handles complaints presented to them by the public is a masterpiece of artful dodgery
, whitewash and obfuscation. The system, however, is admirable in its efficacy from a strictly RCMP standpoint.
RCMP Commissioner William Elliot
To quote a recent Times Colonist letter to the editor, ‘If you complain to the RCMP they can ignore it. If you complain to the RCMP Complaints Commissioner he can complain to the RCMP (in fact must refer the complaint to the RCMP) and they can again ignore it.’ To put it another way - if the members of the Commission and their employees were florists they would close shop on Mother’s Day.
ccording to ‘Yes, Prime Minister, BBC’, the standard response to a crisis such as receiving a complaint is to state that they see no problem and nothing is going to happen. Even if there is something to complain about we should do nothing about it. And even if we should do something, there is nothing we can do. Finally, there may have been something we could have done, but now it is too late to do it.
Examples abound of this official response, and the following is a glaring example:
Here’s what happened people, if you will recall. On September 11, 2001 some evil persons or organizations were responsible for flying commercial airplanes into the Twin Towers of the Trade Center in New York City. This was a horrendous crime and should have been investigated as such, rather than to declare war on the noun of “Terror”. The Bush Administration immediately offered a theory of least probability as to how it could have happened, but eight years later have still failed to come forward with any proof whatsoever of the conspiracy theory they espoused involving Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda.
Twenty-four Canadians were murdered in this atrocity and Prime Minister Stephen Harper publicly stated that this was the reason that Canada would go to war with Afghanistan – which we did and where we have lost four times as many Canadians as were murdered on 9/11 – to say nothing of the Afghani casualties.
The federal police force – the RCMP – has a mandate to investigate the murder of Canadian citizens inside and outside of Canada, and have done so in many individual cases. However, they failed to do so after 9/11 when it involved twenty-four Canadians. "Why?" becomes a pressing and fair question.
A concerned Canadian patriot friend of mine, Dave Fodor, decided to file a complaint regarding the above 9/11 atrocity and ask just why it was that the RCMP failed to do their duty to conduct their own investigation of the crime. There follows verbatim the very revealing correspondence between citizen Fodor and the RCMP Complaints Commission:
File No. 5430-2008-2929
Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
To Dear Mr. Fodor:
This will acknowledge receipt of the documents you sent to this office and to advise that I was unable to identify specific issues related to the conduct of an RCMP member. I am, therefore, writing to clarify for you the mandate of the commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP.
This commission was established by Parliament to oversee the public policing activities of the RCMP. Part VII of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (“RCMP Act”) describes the mandate of this commission. Its mandate is to review “the conduct, in performance of any duty or function under the (RCMP) act, of any member (of the RCMP)…” Taken as a whole, the concerns outlined in your letter do not appear to qualify as conduct of the RCMP in the performance of a duty or function under the Act and, therefore, do not fall within this commission’s mandate.
As a result, this commission has no role to play in resolving the issues you have raised in your letter. According, we will be unable to process your concerns as a public complaint under Part VII of the RCMP Act.
Enquiries and Complaints Analyst
File No. 5430-2008-2929
Nov. 18, 2008
To: Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
Dear Andree Leduc,
Thank you for your reply dated November 4, 2008 to my complaint about the RCMP handling of the 9/11 case on behalf of the 24 Canadian victims, the Canadian 9/11 Truth Movement and many other citizens. You indicate in your letter that Part VII of the RCMP Act requires identifying a particular RCMP member before the commission can consider an investigation. That person would be the RCMP commissioner Guiliano Zaccardelli who was in charge on September 11, 2001 and I also indicated him on my original submission.
Who is responsible for the follow-up of this case as there are legitimate questions about the murder of 24 Canadians? The 9/11 Truth Movement is of the legal opinion that this is within the mandate of the RCMP and questions the conduct of the RCMP commissioner on and after 9/11.
You will find enclosed a CD with supporting documents also forwarded to present RCMP commissioner William Elliot and Deputy Commissioner Joe Buckle earlier this year.
Thank you for your attention hereto at earliest convenience.
Dave Fodor (on behalf of 22% of Canadians (2006 Ipsos-Reid poll result – increasing annually)
File No. 5430-2008-2929
November 27, 2008
From: Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
Dear Mr. David Fodor,
This will acknowledge receipt of the documents you sent to this office and to advise you that as I advised previously I was unable to identify specific issues relating to the “policing’ conduct of an RCMP member.
This commission was established by Parliament to oversee the public policing activities of the RCMP. Part VII of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (“RCMP Act” describes the mandate of this commission. Its mandate is to review ”the conduct, in performance of any duty or function under the (RCMP) Act, of any member (of the RCMP)…” Taken as a whole, the concerns outlined in your letter do not appear to qualify as conduct of the RCMP in the performance of a duty or function under the Act and, therefore do not fall within this commission’s mandate.
I would also point out that Commissioner Zaccardelli has retired from the RCMP and can no longer be disciplined under the RCMP Act.
As a result, please be advised that this file is now closed.
Enquiries and Complaints Analyst
File # 5430-2008-2929
December 10th, 2008
To: Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
Dear Mr. Andree Leduc:
Thank you for your reply of Nov. 27, 2008 and acknowledgment of the receipt of the documentation and evidence I had sent to you. However I, nor my legal counsel, fail to comprehend why you are unable to identify specific issues relating too the policing decisions of the individual RCMP officer in charge and serving in force at the time. An “issue” is 24 Canadians murdered in the Twin Trade Towers in NY on 9/11 and no investigation was co9nducted into the crime by the Royal Canadian Police Force.
So, as you state, if past or retired police action or inaction are no longer subject to ‘discipline’ could you cite the reference in the RCMP Act? As well I understand that former Commissioner Zaccardelli is working for Interpol in Africa, so could you confirm that he is not on the payroll of Interpol in Ottawa?
On August 9th of this year I sent a letter and a CD with additional information to RCMP commissioner William Elliot. In that letter I ask him “to implement a Canadian investigation” and for your reference, I attach a copy of that letter.
The public wants the crime of 9/11 to be ‘reviewed’ bay our federal police force in an open and transparent manner and when we do supply the police with verifiable incriminating evidence they refuse to act. And this 9/11 research/investigation is not my job nor is it the job of the Canadian 9/11 Truth community.
In closing, could the commission not collaborate with the Canadian public and the RCMP to at least review the facts that are now available that may not have been available to Mr. Zaccardelli when he was commander of the RCMP?
Your reply will once again be appreciated,
As you will note the complainant Fodor then registered a specific complaint naming Commissioner Zaccardelli’s replacement, William Elliot – as it is only logical the new Commissioner seamlessly takes on the responsibilities of his predecessor. The RCMP Commissioner controls and manages the force and all matters connected therewith under the direction of the Minister of Public Safety Canada.
So, was there any interference in the process of an RCMP 9/11 crime investigation by politicians of the Canadian Government that would widen the blame for the failure of the Force to do so? That type of thing is always shielded from public scrutiny and insulated from parliamentary oversight, so lotsa luck with Freedom of Information requests in that area.
What happened next? Voila! The stonewall gambit is played by the Commission employees. No answer to the complaint is forthcoming, the case is closed and the bureaucrats go back to their coffee break. A shut-out is registered by the RCMP goalie flak-catcher, the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP.
The official complaint form states: ‘By submitting the complaint form, you are authorizing the Commissioner for Public Complaints Against the RCMP to collect your personal information’. So it turns out that any and all complaints received by the Commission along with all other relevant documentation are forwarded to the RCMP for investigation pursuant to subsection 45.35 (3) of the RCMP Act. And the cops decide whether the complaint against them has any merit. The Force regard the Complaints Commission as usurpers who are trying to impose their rulings over those of the RCMP Commissioner, and that statement comes directly from a retired RCMP Chief Superintendent. They ignore complaints, always have, always will; they refuse to give logical reasons for doing so and insult your intelligence with the ones they do give. The RCMP invariably exonerate the illegal or criminal actions of their own members. A ten day forfeiture of pay is the most serious punishment a Mountie can receive short of demotion and dismissal.
When you complain against the Mounties they then have all the pertinent information regarding the complainant on file. You can still say what you like about the Mounties but God help you if you say what you don’t like. When I was a kid I was told anyone could join the Mounties or work for the government. I’m beginning to believe it.
Cover your *** and find the victim to blame is another ignorant methodology to justify police action, as clearly illustrated by the Robert Dziekanski case in the Vancouver airport on October 14, 2007. They did their damnedest to cover this up but fortunately someone had a camera and took pictures of what really happened, thus putting the lie to the previous testimony of the four officers who tasered Dziekanski five times when they went to the scene looking for a fight and a chance to test their weapons. Incidentally, police in Victoria recently told a young citizen that he could not take their pictures even when no incident was taking place. When ordered to put away his camera, the young man had the presence of mind to politely inform the female officer that he was a Canadian citizen standing on a public sidewalk, it was his camera and he was entitled to take pictures of anything he wanted. She retreated in confusion when he would not comply with her orders, but citizens beware of this gambit.
The RCMP even went to Poland in an effort to find evidence that would be detrimental to their victim Dziekanski and give warrant to their explosive deadly taser response rather than the help that he obviously required. Poland co-operated fully in accordance with the Canada-Poland treaty on ‘mutual legal assistance in criminal matters’. Upon their return the Canadian government immediately suspended the agreement with Poland, thus effectively preventing Poland from obtaining the release of transcripts of the Dziekanski inquiry, video, audiotapes and other evidence, without a court order. The RCMP is objecting to such an order as they don’t want that material released to the Polish government who has the right to charge persons responsible for the death of Polish citizens abroad – which is a general rule present in a majority of national legal systems.
This is the stuff of which fascist police states are made. So let us ask again – when is the RCMP going to investigate the crime and murder of twenty-four Canadians on 9/11 in New York City. They have two choices:
(1) investigate the crime of 9/11 properly, using the large amount of scientific and other factual evidence that has since then been assiduously supplied to them by scientists, legal, engineering, architectural and sundry professional other experts and eyewitnesses.
(2) Admit that their refusal to do so is a dereliction of duty and that the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP is nothing more than – in legal parlance - cowyard confetti.
, Q.C.: originally from Moose Jaw, Sask., RCAF armourer in WWII, a reformed lawyer who practiced law in Peace River, Alberta for forty years and has been resident in Victoria, B.C. since 1985. Author of ten published books including the best-selling Coots,Codgers and Curmudgeons (with his partner Justice Dwayne Rowe); and Modus Operandi 9/11 that exposes the White House 9/11 lies, the New World Order and the War on Terror. And does so featuring salty humour in the form of a novel. International Croquet, marble player and collector, his major hobby was stand-up comedy and writing, producing and performing in Western Canada’s longest running (25 years) burlesque revue Sorry ‘Bout That. His latest novel is Potshots, which takes on a couple of society’s taboo subjects – decriminalization of marijuana and problems of prostitution law – with wit and style.
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Complaint of The Conduct of Judges - 3 Parts
written by Eddie Achtem (external - login to view)
, April 08, 2009
Yeah this is one of the best Canadian anti cop corruption stories I've ever read. My forte is Judicial Corruption and Judicial Fraud committed by judges. Cop corruption and Judicial Corruption go hand in hand. If you fight one you do become a target for both to deprive of Justice... They think they're all above the law, and alot of lawyers too. I've been a target because of what happen to my father and what he did to retaliate. He had the former Dean of Law of the U of A raided by the EPS when he was in a hooker house so [he] later was fired by the U of A faculty of Law. You can view that story at; Chief Justice Allen Wachowich protects his collegues errors instead of acurracy of transcripts (external - login to view)
So many judges and cops are on cahoot, and it a REAL huge conspiracy that lurks in so many place, and they have their monions...
Anyway here's a good story I saw on You tube the other day;
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