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Police Officer ‘Joked About Raping A Female Colleague And Groped Her’

                  A police officer asked a junior colleague to sleep with him, commented on her “great norks” and groped her, a court heard. PC Ian Maidlow, 46, asked the new recruit to sleep with him and told her “you’ve got a stick up you’re a***” when she […]

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Toronto Police Officer Breaks Down While Testifying About Alleged Workplace Harassment

                  Toronto police constable Heather McWilliam broke down on the witness box as she testified about alleged sexual harassment at a Human Rights Tribunal hearing Friday. She told vice-chair Jo-Anne Pickel that Sgt. Angelo Costa allegedly tried to force his tongue into her mouth at an after-work function. “I was disgusted. I […]

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Merlo Davidson Settlement

                  “All regular and civilian members, as well as public service employees who worked for, or still work for, the RCMP since 1974 should review this article and video. There will be a time limit on the opportunity to participate, so please, everyone who is effected, or […]

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Harassment At RCMP A ‘Deep-Seated’ Problem, Says Ralph Goodale

                  With the RCMP soon to face another class-action harassment lawsuit, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said it’s clear the RCMP has work to do on developing a healthy, respectful workplace. “This is obviously a deep-seated problem and one that the government of Canada is absolutely determined […]

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RCMP’s Plan Is To Drain Female Accusers Dry, Not Settle

                  OTTAWA — To RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, the seemingly endless stream of lawsuits launched by female officers on his force must seem like the drip, drip, drip of water torture. He will undoubtedly not see these lawsuits as courageous or justifiable, but they most assuredly are. […]

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Calgary Police Service Faces Allegations Of Harassment And Intimidation

                  If you’ve ever wondered why women are reluctant to bring forward allegations of sexual harassment, look no further than the furor unleashed when 15 female police officers contacted city councillor and police commissioner Diane Colley-Urquhart to discuss sexual harassment and the culture of intimidation and retaliation […]

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Female Manlius Police Officer Charges Workplace Harassment, Discrimination

                  MANLIUS, NY – A Manlius police officer has filed legal papers in which she alleges she was sexually harassed, exposed to a hostile work environment and discriminated against at the town police department. Kerry Wolongevicz, 35, who has worked in law enforcement for eight years – […]

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Police Environment ‘Poison’ For Women Officers, Tribunal Told

                  There was the time she says her staff sergeant said, in front of several male colleagues, that he’d spank her later in private. There was the time she says Facebook photos of her and other female officers in bikinis were shown around 23 Division. There was […]

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RCMP harassment suit settlement: Here’s what you need to know

        “It is wonderful that the RCMP has shorn up the holes in its discipline system. That alone won’t change a culture.” – Jane Hall     Former Mountie Janet Merlo called it a great day for “women in Canada” after RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson offered a tearful apology to hundreds of […]

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RCMP Commissioner Once Dismissed Harassment Claims As ‘Outlandish’

                  OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, who delivered a tearful apology to hundreds of female RCMP members who allege they were harassed, abused and sexually assaulted, previously dismissed some of their claims as “outlandish.” In 2013, Paulson appeared in front of a Senate committee tasked with […]

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