Emergencies Act: Peter Sloly testimony continues



Former Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly says he took a extra direct function within the police response to the “Freedom Convoy” protest, outdoors of the chain of command, after he misplaced some extent of belief in his deputy chiefs.

Sloly’s testimony on the Public Order Emergency Commission continues as we speak as a part of the inquiry into the Trudeau authorities’s use of the Emergencies Act after weeks of protests gridlocked Ottawa final winter.

Sloly has been repeatedly accused of making confusion and dysfunction within the ranks of the Ottawa police through the protest by not abiding by the chain of command.

He says he was involved after his deputies appointed a brand new occasion commander with out informing him.

Sloly resigned amid widespread criticism of the police power on Feb. 15, the day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act.

The inquiry has to date painted an image of battle and confusion inside police companies and amongst all ranges of presidency after the convoy’s arrival in Ottawa in late January.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 31, 2022.


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