ASIRTAlberta Serious Incident Response Team (Canada)
ASIRTAssociation for Safe International Road Travel
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The ASIRT report found that on the A44: "More than 25 per cent of crashes on the stretch linking Leominster and Worcester are head-on."
While Alexis would prefer to see such incidents dealt with by a First Nations tribunal, ASIRT is presently the organization that renders the rulings.
ASIRT executive director Susan Hughson released the findings on May 22 in Cold Lake.
According to ASIRT (Association for Safe International Road Travel), about 1.25 Mn people die in road crashes every year, on average 3,287 deaths a day.
Venne pushed ASIRT's previous director for Aboriginal members on the investigative team.
The ASIRT report states that "what was an initial traffic stop deteriorated very quickly" and spanned only one minute and 17 seconds from the point Lawrence Cutarm was asked to step out of his vehicle to when the officer, after having discharged his weapon multiple times at the two Cutarm brothers, left the scene in his vehicle to radio for an ambulance and back-up.
ASIRT's mandate is "to effectively, independently and objectively investigate, as directed by the Director of Law Enforcement, matters of a serious or sensitive nature related to the actions of a police officer in Alberta." On July 2, CPS took Crowshoe into custody.
Venne, along with the Alberta Organization of Treaty Chiefs, suggested that ASIRT include Aboriginal representation.
ASIRT also examined the video from the RCMP cell block area which captured the entire incident.
In a telephone interview with Sweetgrass, former prosecutor Clifton Purvis, executive director and civilian member with ASIRT, stressed that the RCMP was not investigating itself.