RCMP sex scandal hits senior officer

Deputy commissioner allegedly helped Mountie accused of sexual misconduct

A candidate for the job of commissioner of the RCMP has been accused of helping a Mountie facing an investigation for sexual misconduct, CBC News reports. According to a statement of claim, Deputy Commissioner Peter German reortedly allowed Sgt. Robert Blundell to review copies of an investigation into allegations that he had assaulted and and sexually harassed four female colleagues before he was interviewed by investigators. German denied he did anything improper, adding that he complied with RCMP policy in forwarding the information. German’s is the latest development in an ongoing sex scandal that’s turned the spotlight on the RCMP. It all started when Cpl. Catherine Galliford alleged systemic sexual harassment by male officers that left her suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder in a CBC interview on Monday.


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