Calling witnesses for the trial of four Hamilton Police ACTION officers is taking an unusual turn.
CBC Hamilton reports that officers will be sent out into the core every morning to wade through the city’s transient population and bring them to court.
The trial against the ACTION officers for allegedly falsifying tickets between April and October of 2014 began today, and the Crown says many of the names on tickets found in the police shredder box were among that population.
Constables Bhupesh Gulati, Shawn Smith, Stephen Travale and Daniel Williams are each charged with obstructing justice and fabricating between two and six tickets.
They have pleaded not guilty to all charges.