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Northern Insight: Victim of his disease or victim of Jim Chu?

Years passed before video surfaced showing police officer Lee Chipperfield applying a fatal head shot to unarmed Paul Boyd as the already wounded man crawled across a Vancouver roadway. We might wonder about the delay but events suggest that any citizen is correct to worry when they have evidence that offends authorities.

NBC offers “First . . . → Read More: Northern Insight: Victim of his disease or victim of Jim Chu?

Northern Insight: Capital punishment, without process

A video was released this week showing the ugly homicide of Vancouver citizen Paul Boyd. If you consider the video offered any new information, reconsider.

This was written almost 18 months ago by David Eby, Executive Director of the BC Civil Liberties Association:

“Shot seven times and crawling, disarmed and bleeding, along Granville Street, Paul . . . → Read More: Northern Insight: Capital punishment, without process

Northern Insights / Perceptivity: OK to shoot a disarmed and badly injured man in the head

Paul Boyd

August 13 2007,  39-year-old Paul Boyd, a successful animator who suffered bipolar disorder, created a disturbance on Granville Street. When police arrived, he struggled with them, reportedly armed with a bicycle locking chain, and failed to follow instructions. Vancouver Police Constable Lee Chipperfield shot Boyd repeatedly, dropping him to the ground. The wounded . . . → Read More: Northern Insights / Perceptivity: OK to shoot a disarmed and badly injured man in the head