The Canadian Press

2010-06-18 | Taser Inquiry

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A public inquiry into Robert Dziekanski's death concluded the officers who confronted him at Vancouver's airport in 2007 were not justified in using their Taser. Commissioner Thomas Braidwood said they went into the situation with a misperception and did not reassess their position. Braidwood concluded the officers could not reasonably have perceived Dziekanski was a threat because he picked up a stapler -- and that their explanations after the fact were "patently unbelievable."

Date: 2010-06-18
Placeline: VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the officers approached the incident as though responding to a barroom brawl and failed to shift gears when they realize that they were dealing with an obviously distraught traveler this tragic case is at its heart a story of shameful conduct by a few officers >>