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CanadaManitoba RCMP officer charged with sexual assault

02:22  12 june  2019
02:22  12 june  2019 Source:

RCMP orders review into handling of sexual assault interview after video made public

RCMP orders review into handling of sexual assault interview after video made public RCMP have ordered a "fulsome review" of a 2012 investigation, after video of an RCMP officer interrogating a young Indigenous woman who reported a sexual assault became public. The 2012 video, released as part of disclosure in an ongoing civil suit, shows the woman, then 17 years old, sitting in a room in the Kelowna RCMP detachment with a lone male RCMP officer as he asks if she's aware the alleged offender might have to go to jail. At one moment in the video, the officer asks if she was "turned on at all" by the incident. The woman, now 24, made the video public after it was provided by her lawyers.

RCMP officer faces multiple charges related to sexual assault after 11-year-old was locked in basement, escaped, found wandering streets. Ottawa police said the officer was arrested Tuesday after an investigation at his residence in a wealthy Ottawa neighbourhood. He is charged with three

CALGARY – An Alberta RCMP officer has been charged with sexual assault in connection to a traffic stop in southern Alberta last year. RCMP began investigating one of their own following a complaint made on Feb. 16, 2015 regarding a traffic stop in the town of Bow Island four days before.

Manitoba RCMP officer charged with sexual assault © Randall Paull/Global News The Manitoba RCMP D Division building on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg.

The province's independent police watchdog says a Manitoba RCMP officer is facing a sexual assault charge, but has few details on what exactly happened.

The Independent Investigation Unit said Tuesday they were told by RCMP about the incident, which happened in February, on March 15, 2019.

RCMP told the IIU they were notified by the Winnipeg Police Service that an RCMP officer was being investigated for sexual assault.

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The IIU's director, Zane Tessler, determined there were grounds to charge the officer.

"The details of this investigation were not previously released due to the sensitive nature of the investigation," said the IIU.

There was no word whether the sexual assault happened while the officer was on duty, or any details about the victim.

Const. Peter Mangera is charged with one count of sexual assault. He will appear in court on Aug. 7.

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