Better communication may have prevented 2017 Nunavik shooting death: coroner’s report – Nunatsiaq News

Better communication may have prevented 2017 Nunavik shooting death: coroner’s report – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202031 Views

21 September 2020

The KRPF says it’s already implemented a number of the report’s recommendations

Nunavik police say they are on board with recommendations made by Quebec’s coroner’s office following the 2017 death of an Umiujaq man.

The report calls on the Kativik Regional Police Force to hire more Inuit officers and staff and use tools to help de-escalate violent encounters.

David Sappa, 22, was shot and killed by Kativik Regional Police Force officers in Umiujaq on Dec. 28, 2017, after the man was alleged to have posed a safety threat to the community of about 400 people.

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