Vancouver, B.C. [November 27]—A disciplinary decision will be delivered tomorrow for the Vancouver Police Department officer who pushed a disabled woman to the ground in the Downtown Eastside.
Using the law as a catalyst for positive social change, Pivot Legal Society works to improve the lives of marginalized communities.
Adjudicator Wally Oppal will deliver the decision, which may also include recommendations for future police investigations.
The decision will be delivered at 9:30am in courtroom 109. Pivot Legal Society lawyer Douglas King, who is representing Sandy Davidsen, the women shoved by Const. Taylor Robinson, will be available for comment following the decision.
What: Disciplinary decision for Const. Taylor Robinson
Where: Provincial Court of B.C. — Smithe Street entrance
When: Friday, November 28
Note: Time is approximate. The decision may take up to 60 minutes to be read.
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About Pivot Legal Society
Pivot Legal Society is a leading Canadian human rights organization that uses the law to address the root causes of poverty and social exclusion in Canada. Pivot’s work includes challenging laws and policies that force people to the margins of society and keep them there. Since 2002 Pivot has won major victories for sex workers’ rights, police accountability, affordable housing, and health and drug policy.