Steve Hanuse claims not all cops are violent or racist… never addresses the claim that “All Cops are Bastards.”
By Liam Britten and Angela Sterritt, CBC News, June 21, 2017
The first time Vancouver cop Steve Hanuse had to stand up and speak at a community forum, it brought back bad memories.
Hanuse, an Indigenous officer, was asked by his superiors at the Vancouver Police Department to speak at a 1998 forum reaching out to the city’s Indigenous communities, who were furious over the recent death of Frank Paul. Read the rest of this entry
by Travis Lupick, The Georgia Straight, Feb 16th, 2015
Audrey Siegl is a member of the Musqueam First Nation and a 2014 COPE candidate for city council who received more than 19,000 votes in last November’s civic election.
In a telephone interview, she told the Straight she plans on filing a complaint and is speaking with lawyers about what additional legal options she might be able to pursue.
by Warrior Publications, Feb 14, 2015
During the nation-wide actions to “Shutdown Canada” on Feb 13, 2015, the largest turnout was in Vancouver, BC, where over 100 people blocked a main entrance to the Port of Vancouver. The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) deployed a couple dozen cops to the action, mostly members of the Public Safety Unit (PSU) in soft tac mode (baseball caps, no armour). This is fairly routine in Vancouver, where the PSU is frequently deployed for protests. Read the rest of this entry
from Beat the Raids
Beat The Raid will be a place to hear up to date info on the repression of anti-pipelines activists and anarchists in so called Vancouver, BC. We are still fundraising and now selling no pipelines patches and t-shirts to help with legal funds. You can contact us at beattheraid[at]for questions and interview requests.
Together we will beat the isolation the state imposes on us. Read the rest of this entry