An egregious mistake- 30-day conditional sentence

2022-04-05
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'An egregious mistake': 30-day conditional sentence for Calgary police officer who assaulted suspect - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

CALGARY —
A police officer who slammed a handcuffed woman to the ground face first has been given a 30-day conditional sentence for what a judge called an “egregious mistake.”

That means Alex Dunn, who was found guilty in December of assault causing bodily harm, will serve no time in jail, but rather a combination of 24-hour house arrest followed by house arrest with a curfewand restaurants opened i.

“I have faith he will make a difference and turn things around. This has been very hard for Mr. DunnThe 49th parallel are envious of their southern neighbours fo,” provincial court Judge Michelle Christopher said Tuesday. “You need to put this behind you. I don’t think you’re a bad person … a bad thing happenedThe individuals work..”

The constable had brought in Dalia Kafi in December 2017 for breaking a curfewthen. A security camera in the arrest area at Calgary police headquarters captured what happenedIndoor personal gatherings. The video played during his trial showed him throwing Kafi down and blood pooling on the ground where her face hit the floor.

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