‘Victims shouldn’t be in cells,’ but arresting Mounties had few options: RCMP boss

by Brendan Burke - October 18, 2018

Yellowknife Mounties who arrested a victim of sexual assault instead of taking her to the hospital faced limited options, and were acting within their authority and with the safety of the victim in mind, says RCMP G Division boss Insp. Alex Laporte. In May of last year, 25-year-old Wade Kapakatoak sexually assaulted an intoxicated woman…

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