Overrepresentation of Indigenous women in custody reaches historic levels in B.C.

“By revising several key policies and implementing new ones, the BCPS aimed to change the way it deals with cases that involve Indigenous persons: as victims, as witnesses, and as accused. “Acting alone, we cannot eliminate systemic discrimination or the unacceptable overrepresentation of Indigenous persons in the criminal justice system,”
– BCPS spokesperson Dan McLaughlin i