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Vancouver police release revised handcuffing policy, imploring use of ‘discretion’ in arrests

April 8, 2023  By Sarah Grochowski, Vancouver Sun

Apr. 8, 2023, Vancouver, B.C. – A day after a retired Supreme Court judge resolved his complaint of mistaken arrest by Vancouver Police, the department released its revised handcuffing policy. The new protocols, which went into effect in October 2021, mean officers can no longer handcuff someone under arrest as routine action. | READ MORE

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