Ot­tawa of­fi­cers charged af­ter paramedics hurt

Cape Breton Post - - CANADA -

MIS­SIS­SAUGA, ONT. — On­tario’s po­lice watchdog says crim­i­nal charges have been laid against three Ot­tawa of­fi­cers af­ter two emer­gency work­ers were in­jured dur­ing a train­ing ex­er­cise. Spe­cial In­ves­ti­ga­tions Unit di­rec­tor Tony Loparco said in a re­lease that Sgt. Martin Rukav­ina and con­sta­bles Serge Cle­ment and Carl Gri­mard are fac­ing charges of crim­i­nal neg­li­gence caus­ing bod­ily harm and breach of duty re­lat­ing to an ex­plo­sive sub­stance. The SIU said that in June 2014, Ot­tawa of­fi­cers were con­duct­ing a train­ing ex­er­cise when an in­cen­di­ary de­vice ex­ploded, se­ri­ously in­jur­ing two paramedics. The Cana­dian Press

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