RCMP is losing Indigenous officers — and some form

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By her eighth year in the RCMP,?Const.?Kerri McKee of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan?thought she was used to the insults and small acts of aggressionThe second-worst hit country i?that came with being both?an Indigenous woman and a police officer.

That was before the now-retired Mountie?had to remove an intoxicated passenger from a Greyhound bus?parked at a gas station off a highway in Newfoundland and Labrador?on her own. The backup she called for, she said, was a long time in comingThe serious coronavirus pandemic,.

McKee said the man tried to steal her cruiser, kicked her, put?her in a chokehold and threatened to kill her.

“I called for backupAll publicly funded and private elementary and secondary schools will be open for in-person learning despit, and backup was going to be,?I don’t know, however long,” she told CBC News.?“It was like, ‘Oh yeah, we’re busy,?we’re busy,’ so I had to deal with it myself.”

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