RCMP associations raise concerns after prisoner breaks free during transport

It isn’t uncommon for an RCMP officer to transport a prisoner on their own in rural Manitoba, but that doesn’t mean it’s safe, say two organizations that represent Mounties.

The Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada and the National Police Federation are raising concerns over prisoner-transport protocol one day after a prisoner assaulted a Mountie and escaped; hours later he was fatally shot by RCMP.

Read more here at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/rcmp-officer-stolen-van-man-shot-1.4405518

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