Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Rest of Ferguson/Coleman Video is Gone Forever, says City

It seems that anyone hoping to see more of the footage relating to the incident between Clr. Ferguson and Joey Coleman is out of luck. We have confirmed with the city that additional footage no longer exists. Here is a Q/A with Michael Kirkopoulos of the City of Hamilton:

Q. With respect to the video footage involving Clr. Ferguson and Joey Coleman and the now infamous pushing incident, is the rest of the video not available because it no longer physically exists? Or is it at all retrievable?

A. It no longer exists is my understanding from our facilities staff. We retain video for no longer than 14 days.


  1. I am shocked at Mayor's comments in the spec. It's as if he doesn't get the seriousness of the issue. He says Coleman is welcome back but no effort to move Ferguson out, How bad is that?

  2. Well how convenient is that. One would think that something as serious as this would be safe guarded, unless of course is something that one is trying to hide. This is not the first time that the city has done something like this. This has happened to another contraversal video that was heading towards litigation. Looks like a cover my butt pattern to me.

  3. so someone at the City arbitrarily destroyed video footage which some claim would exonerate Ferguson while others claim the footage would have been evidence in a proposed judicial proceeding. A dispute easily cleared by viewing the evidence, which is now impossible
    A complete lack of leadership on accountability at City Hall continues to foster ridicule and scorn.


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