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Cop tasers innocent man, gets lightly punished, appeals to erase that punishment

Halifax Regional Police constable Nicole Green drags her victim before a police review board in hopes of clearing her barely tarnished name.

By Matt Stickland

At a Best Western hotel this morning in Dartmouth, after some tech delays, a panel of three white adjudicators listened to two white lawyers argue about whether or not a white cop, Halifax Regional Police constable Nicole Green, was justified in her tasering of an unarmed Black man. The HRP had already decided Green was in the wrong and gave her a slap on the wrist punishment; she appealed that decision in hopes of getting a Nova Scotia Police Review Board hearing. She was successful, which is why she is at the Best Western in front of three white judges at a hearing scheduled for the next three days...

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Cop tasers innocent man, gets lightly punished, appeals to erase that punishment

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