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Female officers suing B.C. municipal police forces for harassment say they are ‘tip of the iceberg’

November 22, 2023  By Emily Vance, CBC News

Nov. 22, 2023, British Columbia – Five women named as plaintiffs in a proposed class action lawsuit against B.C.’s municipal police forces met with politicians at the B.C. Legislature Tuesday to advocate for changes to the way complaints between officers are handled in B.C. Members of the group say the process for investigating allegations between officers, laid out in B.C.’s Police Act, is contributing to what they allege is widespread gender and sexual orientation-based harassment, discrimination, and bullying across B.C.’s 13 municipal police forces. | READ MORE

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