A police of Montreal takes his life in a neighborhood post
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Wednesday, 16 August, 2017 11:55
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:59
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MONTREAL | A the police put an end to his days with his service weapon in a police station in the district of Anjou in Montreal, Wednesday morning.
No further details concerning the circumstances of the event occurred at position 46 has been clarified by the police Department of the City of Montreal.
A police officer, however, had to be transported to treat a nervous shock, while others were in need of psychological support, is there shown.
The reasons for this gesture are not known, but an investigation is underway.
The investigation should not be entrusted to the Office of the independent surveys (EIB).
Recall that the EIB’s mission is to investigate when a “person other than a police officer in service, dies or sustains a serious injury,” according to the law.
The minister of public Safety may, in exceptional cases, request the EIB to conduct an investigation on any occurrence involving a police officer and having a connection with his duties”, we read on the website of the Office.
Such a request shall, however, had not been made Wednesday.