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Montreal Police: Police and Internecine Rivalries

montreal police: Provincial police officers were accused of abusing Indigenous women in the northwestern city of Val-d'Or, according to National Observer. And the anti-corruption unit, known as UPAC, has suffered from low morale, recruiting difficulties and a string of embarrassing and damaging leaks to the press. ; And this week, provincial police chief Martin Prud'homme was suspended pending the results of an investigation into an allegation he committed criminal offences. Internecine rivalries have divided the Montreal police. Criminologist Maria Mourani, a former Bloc Quebecois MP from Montreal, said it is hard to assess whether Quebecers have begun losing confidence in their police forces. But that fact the public is aware of the many problems is a sign democracy is working, Mourani added. Every organization has its issues, she said in a recent interview. ( As reported in the news.