February 28, 2022
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#758 Ottawa Cops: Rapes, Lies, And A Lawsuit Against The Press
The Ottawa Police Service has been plagued by officer misconduct. Now a leaked video shows that there may have been concerns about the former chief’s behavior before he was hired by the force.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Cherise Seucharan
Reporter, CANADALAND
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Sarah Lawrynuik
Senior Producer
Kieran Oudshoorn
Managing Editor, Podcasts

Long before Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly stepped down amidst criticism that the force had failed to stop the convoy occupation, there was trouble brewing within the Ottawa Police Service.

Officer misconduct, sexual harassment, abuse, and violent behaviour, has been a pattern within the OPS for years.

Dan Donovan, publisher of Ottawa Life magazine, knows these cases well, and he’s currently being sued by Sloly himself, for publishing an article titled ‘Rapes and lies—the cancerous misconduct at the Ottawa Police Service’.

Donovan sat down with reporter Cherise Seucharan to discuss the case, as well as recently a leaked video of Sloly being questioned about his conduct when he was a staff inspector with the Toronto Police Service.

Featured in this episode: Dan Donovan, Publisher & Managing Editor of Ottawa Life magazine

 

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