Firing ‘almost a certainty’ if police officer lies, says Edmonton Police Chief

Edmonton Journal
February 4, 2013

The Police Act calls for education, remediation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution rather than an automatic public disciplinary hearing. “Lying is extremely serious and dismissal from the police service is almost a certainty when it involves a Professional Standards Branch investigation or court proceedings. All of us need to be professional, do our best, and above all, tell the truth.”

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