14 women report sexual assault, harassment by male Ottawa police officers in past 3 years

26 May, 2020

Ottawa Police Service

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CBC reported that Fourteen women working for the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) have approached to report that they were sexual assaulted or harassed by male officials in the previous three years.

The figure emerged from internal statistics released at a meeting of the Ottawa Police Services Board on Monday.

Since 2018, OPS has launched inner inquiries concerning two reports of sexual assault committed by members and six reports of sexual harassment.

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