The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has launched a disciplinary inquiry into three of its police officers who attended a conspiracy rally and publicly criticized the health measures taken by the Legal government.
Three police officers appeared in a video posted online when 16,461 new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Quebec on December 30.
He also said that two of them were inconvenienced in enforcing the laws in force in the province.
Mary-Claude Nado, a policewoman who usually patrols the Muscatines RCM in Monterrey, speaks there in front of an audience of unmasked supporters.
“I feel the conflict of allegiance because I have to apply the new recommendations set out in the decree and not be voted on by all the elected members of the National Assembly against my values because they want to be discriminated against,” she declared. A solemn voice.
“I can not serve this justice in good faith,” she added, receiving huge applause.
There was a policewoman in a black uniform with a badge Police for freedom, A movement born in Spain that now has a branch in Quebec Police for freedom (See box)
Mary-Claude Nadu, described by her colleagues as a good patroller, was finally hung up on us after several attempts to reach her.
Ian Patras, also a patrolman, said in the video that emergency health measures would weaken the police mission.
“We cannot blindly participate in enforcing an order that violates the laws of our country,” he began on stage.
“As a police officer, I speak for a person’s free choice of physical autonomy and medical treatment,” he said, adding that he believes the media and the government have complete control over the information that is leaked to the public. . We could not reach him.
The third police officer investigated by SQ’s Professional Standards Department is Stephen Lamarre, a road safety monitor working at the SQ station in Boucherville.
He does not speak at the assembly, but appears in a video promoting the group Police for freedom.
He meditates with his colleagues on films that are separated from summaries from Nelson Mandela’s famous speech in Soweto a few months before the end of apartheid in South Africa.
Joined by our Investigation Office, he did not protest anything in his presence in the group.
“It goes back to the morale of the police officer, who is protecting and serving the population with the Constitution and the Charter,” he said.
Movement Police for freedom Born in Spain at the beginning of the epidemic, he claimed that the health measures prescribed by Madrid were genocidal and unequal.
In Quebec, the group is called Police for freedom.
All speeches heard during the Assembly broadcast at the end of December have a general ideology that the Canadian Rights and Liberation Charter and the Constitution do not apply to decrees approved by the Council of Franois Legalt.
“They were clearly inspired by the Freeman on the Land ideology,” observed a police source familiar with this type of anti-statist movement.
“That is, they do not see themselves abiding by the laws passed by the state. ”