Under the weight of a set of watchdog charges against an Ottawa officer wearing Oakley gloves with hardened knuckles, the chief of police has ordered an audit of all force-approved glove purchases for officers.How much money would you have to make to square off against thugs and crazy people on a regular basis? If part of my job was getting into no-rules street brawls, I'd be protecting my hands as well.
Note that the officers in question were responding to a man grabbing women's breasts in a crowded public venue. After citizens called 911, this guy fled the scene and then resisted arrest when police caught up to him.
RELATED: Canadian laws, Canadian values...
Dear Muslim community... perhaps someday, Allah willing, all those shameless French Canadian women will be wearing hijab, but until that blessed day arrives you don't get to grab woman's breasts whenever the urge arises.Sorry Abdi... this is not warring, lawless, tribal Somalia.
LAST WORD: A day in the life...When are the police gonna get rid of those scary, racist bomb disposal suits?