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Colin Ross: Police Department

colin ross: Josh Paterson, executive director of the association, said Monday he is concerned the board will not look beyond the police department's investigation, whatever the findings may be, according to Vancouver Courier. Paterson suggested an independent organization be sought to consult with Indigenous and black people most directly affected by the checks. That investigation, which was ordered by Police Chief Adam Palmer last month, will conclude with a public report and go before the Vancouver Police Board's service and policy complaints review committee Sept. 20.article continues below Trending Stories Compact discs whither Not so fast, say Vancouver indie record stores Meet Colin Ross, a survivor of the opioid crisis Minimum wage increases go into effect June 1 across B.C. Vancouver High on Life vloggers die in Shannon Falls tragedy The board will then decide whether it wants a further investigation into the complaint lodged by the B.C. Civil Liberties Association and the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, or to dismiss the complaint with reasons. That way, the public would have a more objective sense of what the data means. It has the appearance of bias. The board should not be making a decision on an issue as complex as this with only a VPD report to guide them as to what to do, Paterson said. ( As reported in the news.