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Review: Police and Discreditable Conduct

review: Allegations of discreditable conduct against two of the officers are also substantiated, according to the civilian watchdog's probe, according to CBC. Neglect of duty' found in review of Thunder Bay police investigation into death of Indigenous man Key witnesses in probe of Indigenous man's 2015 death not interviewed by police, fifth estate finds The officers can't be served with notices of hearing, however, because the police review director's investigation took more than six months to complete. An investigation by Ontario's Independent Police Review Director OIPRD into DeBungee's case found grounds for neglect of duty charges against three officers. Provincial regulations state that it's now up to the board to decide whether the delay was reasonable and whether hearings will be held. The police board is scheduled to meet April 6 in closed session to hear that application, according to secretary John Hannam. A spokesperson with the OIPRD confirmed the director's office has, through Police Chief J.P. Levesque, applied to the board to pursue disciplinary hearings. ( As reported in the news.