As I was reading through the August 13th, 2019 newspaper story from the Ottawa Citizen detailing the investigation that lead to the prosecution of Donald Joseph Sullivan for sexually abusing numerous children in the 1970s I couldn't help but think back to a comment that was made by Alberta Crown Prosecutor Jon Werbicki when he … Continue reading The Fact That No Complaint Was Made After P.S. Moved Away Is Very Significant.
Below is a copy of a letter that I just sent off to a member of the Canadian media after having read their story about the growing calls for the Catholic church and the various Archdiocese in Canada to release the names of the Catholic clergy that the church knew or suspected of having molested … Continue reading Hello Media……..
I'll post a copy of the email I received from the Office of the Information Commissioner. SAMPIS does not have searchable fields that would give the age of the victims. This is what DND itself has told the OIC. DND has also told the OIC that records outside of the SAMPIS system cannot be searched. … Continue reading SAMPIS and other musings
A problem in the chapel.
Who ordered the charges against Captain McRae to be reduced?
A warning, this will be a bit of a long one. In the aftermath of me having been found being buggered by the babysitter in his bedroom in the early spring of 1980, I became a social pariah on CFB Namao. I couldn't even make it the distance between the babysitter's family PMQ and my … Continue reading Captain Totzke and Me….
One of the most signifcant examples of "Conflict of Interest" that I have ever seen is having the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service investigating crimes that could cause the Office of the Minister of National Defence to suffer civil actions. Much as when Mr. P.S. sued Angus McRae in March of 2001, anyone who wants … Continue reading Conflict of interest
If you thought that yesterday's post relating to the 3-year time bar flaw was interesting, you ain't seen anything yet. Legislative Summary LS-311E detailed another interesting flaw that existed in the National Defence Act prior to 1998. The flaw had been temporarily addressed via an administrative order in November of 1997, but nonetheless this flaw … Continue reading The Summary Investigation Flaw
I recently watched a Netflix series called "Unbelievable". This is a must watch program if you're ever interested in just how badly the police themselves can screw up an investigation. The story starts off in August of 2008 when an 18 year old woman named "Marie" makes a report to the Lynnwood Police Department that … Continue reading Unbelievable