Peacekeepers prepare for deployment to Haiti. RCMP officer go to Haiti for a nine-month tour helping to train the national police force as part of a United Nations mission. “These men and women have left the comfort of their homes and families to dedicate themselves to providing a better future to one of the poorest countries in this hemisphere.” RCMP officers are part of the 82-officer contingent deployed under UN command in Haiti.
After – The reality
2 Cdn cops accused of sex abuse during UN missions; 1 fathered child Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale asked the RCMP, which manages foreign deployment of Canadian officers from two dozen services across the country to deal with it RCMP policy bans any kind of sexual relations between deployed officers and citizens of mission countries, The Canadian officer was found after a 55-day investigation to have fathered a child, was pulled back from the country involved, and suspended for nine days. What a joke..
“The secretary-general remains distressed by continuing instances of sexual exploitation and abuse but resolute in ensuring ever more effective means to prevent and address the profound betrayal through such acts by United Nations personnel against the people they are charged with protecting,” the UN report states and special measures for citizens protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse by soldiers and police personnel serving as peacekeepers taken UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Alleged victim testifies in RCMP sex-assault trial A Yukon Supreme Court judge has heard testimony from a woman who claims two off-duty RCMP officers raped her a year ago. The woman, who cannot be identified under a publication ban, has testified that constables Graham Belak, 30, and Shawn McLaughlin, 33, sexually assaulted her in the early-morning hours of March 8, 2009, in the southern Yukon town of Watson Lake. Belak and McLaughlin were both suspended from the RCMP with pay after the charges were laid. They have since moved out of Watson Lake, as has the woman. … the woman said she met the off-duty officers at a house party. The three went back to Belak’s house, where, the woman alleged, McLaughlin held her down on the floor while Belak raped her. The woman said she could not move or speak during the alleged assault and that she blacked out a couple of times before she woke up around 6 a.m. to find she was naked from the waist down
OTTAWA — Canda’s public safety minister Ralph Goodale says he has expressed outrage to the country’s top Mountie over the latest allegations of sexual harassment within the police force. “All RCMP members, trainees and employees should feel safe and respected among their colleagues and superiors. Canadians expect professional and exemplary conduct from their national police service.” Ralph Goodale also said that he told RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson that he expects a comprehensive, transparent investigation, strong discipline, support for victims and a plan to end what he calls “this toxic workplace behaviour.” after the recent News reported allegations of unwanted sexual touching, bullying and rampant nudity in the workplace at the explosives training unit of the Canadian Police College in Ottawa. The RCMP has STILL been beset by numerous cases of sexual harassment and bullying of both women and men. The RCMP is to insure still a healthy workplace free from harassment and sexual violence.
The RCMP pattern of poor treatment of RCMP employees was justifiable to rattle public confidence and tarnish the force’s reputation as “Harassment has no place in the RCMP.” “This is the national police force, this is an icon of the nation and it’s got to be remedied very quickly to Canadian satisfaction. Canadians will not tolerate any half measures in the response here,” Ralph Goodale said. “It’s got to stop. It’s got to be properly disciplined,” Goodale
CBC News REPORTS THAT the high-profile Mountie who first spoke out against sexual harassment in the national police force is suing her employer, alleging years of “persistent and ongoing” sexual harassment and bullying. In a notice of claim obtained by CBC News Wednesday, Cpl. Catherine Galliford alleges she was sexually assaulted, harassed and bullied during her 16 years on the force.
A pair of basement-dwelling, recovering drug addicts with few resources, Nuttall and Korody were found guilty of terrorism-related crimes by a B.C. Supreme Court jury last year. No convictions have been entered, because their defence lawyers claim the pair was entrapped, that authorities seized on the couple unfairly, pulling them into a police-contrived plot to detonate three homemade pressure cooker bombs at the B.C. legislature on Canada Day, 2013 . .The RCMP spent just over $900,000 in overtime pay over the course of a five-month undercover operation that led to the arrests of two terrorism suspects in British Columbia. The RCMP declined comment on its anti-terrorism operations.