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Kelowna RCMP Police Brutality Investigation

A Mountie in Kelowna, B.C. is under investigation after he was caught on video allegedly kicking a man in the face during an arrest.

In the video, the suspect is kneeling on the street beside his truck when an officer appears to wind up and kick him. When the suspect stands up, his face is covered in blood, and there appears to be a pool of blood where he was lying.

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Bill McKinnon ordered a criminal investigation into use of excessive force, as well as a conduct of conduct investigation.

"In my opinion, I feel there's sufficient evidence to order a full investigation," McKinnon told reporters.

Police were responding to reports of shots fired at the Harvest Golf Club when they stopped the suspect's truck.

Officers ordered him out of the vehicle, and told him to get down on the ground before the apparent kick.

On-lookers were shocked.

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Added: Jan-8-2011 
By: jbpnw
Tags: caught on tape, cellphone video, kelowna, bc, canada, rcmp, police brutality
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