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SIRT lays assault charge against cop in case of 15-year-old Demario Chambers, but does not lay charges in the Walmart incident with Santina Rao

The Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT), which is the provincial police oversight board, has laid a charge of common assault against Halifax police Cst. Mark Pierce for a February 21, 2020 incident that took place outside the Bedford Place Mall. In that incident, Pierce laid his hands on 15-year-old Demario Chambers, “and a struggle ensued,” according […]