This decision to take Ottawa to court was taken unanimously, according to the 22 chiefs of indigenous police forces.
Results: police officers must patrol and intervene solo at night, when they should be in pairs, the police equipment used is outdated, such as bulletproof vests available in some communities, and the question of salaries is highlighted because they do not retain the best recruits.
There is no police union that would tolerate their officers wearing expired bulletproof vests on patrol. There would certainly be ways of contesting. However, this is the case in certain communities. It's this option where you don't wear anything for your protection. Why do we have to accept this?, says Chef Dulude as an example.
In a context where police forces are in a race to attract the best recruits in order to fill retirements in their ranks, we have no financial means to offer competitive salaries in the face of police organizations that have a lot of money to increase diversity in their ranks.
A quote from Shawn Dulude, president of the Association of First Nations and Inuit Police Directors of Quebec
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