Prisoners in court still shoeless

by Jessica Davey-Quantick - May 16, 2017

After consulting with the RCMP on the detachment’s practice of removing prisoners’ footwear and other clothing items upon entering court, the Department of Justice has determined that nothing needs to change. In March, Kim Schofield, solicitor general for the department, told Yellowknifer there is no official policy on whether or not prisoners being transported from…

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