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U.S. expects immunity for its cops working in new cross-border policing program

Steve Mertl
Yahoo News Canada [1]
August 1, 2013

We’ve all heard of diplomatic immunity, the international convention that exempts select representatives of foreign countries from arrest and prosecution unless that protection is specifically waived by their government.

The privilege has been occasionally abused, but it’s a vital element in allowing diplomats to operate in sometimes hostile environments without fear of being detained.

But how do you feel about foreign cops being given similar immunity while operating in Canada?

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