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
Ottawa Life Magazine stands by its scathing portrait of Ottawa police: court filings, Gary Dimmock, Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa police officer convicted of assault, then charged with sexual harassment, has resigned, Shaamini Yogaretnam, CBC News
Ottawa man left destitute after faulty police investigation, Hilary Thomson, Ottawa Life
Exposed: Culture of sexism entrenched in Ottawa Police Service, Judy Trinh and Nazim Baksh, CBC News
Ontario police chiefs call for more power to fire or suspend officers without pay, Wendy Gillis, Toronto Star
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