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Offline Granny

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Re: Hamilton Pride, Police Shame
« Reply #195 on: August 31, 2019, 06:26:05 pm »
Two months later ...
After huge public backlash and multiple formal complaints to OIPRD (in progress) ...
https://www.oiprd.on.ca/complaints/complaint-forms/
... about police standing by while homophobic hate groups attacked people at Hamilton Pride Fest, the Chief of Police has finally (imo) distanced himself from the Mayor's influence and biased responses, and approached the LGBTQ2 community to acknowledge police responsibility:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/lgbtq-community-hamilton-police-meeting-1.5266556

At a meeting with members of the LGBTQ community Thursday, Hamilton police expressed regret about the state of their relationship with the community and acknowledged "there are lessons to be learned."

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