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Officer Charged with Multiple Code of Conduct Violations Under the Police Services Act of Ontario

Media Release

After a lengthy investigation, conducted by an independent external law firm, and reviewed by the Durham Regional Police Service’s Professional Standards Section, a Constable with twelve years of experience has been charged under the Police Services Act.

Cobourg Police Service Constable Amy Matthijsse has been charged with the following:

19 counts of Discreditable Conduct, contrary to Part V, s.80(1)(a) of the Police Services Act as amended and section 30, clause 2(1)(a)(vi) “willfully or negligently makes any false complaint or statement against any member of a police force” of the Schedule “Code of Conduct”, O.Reg. 268/10 as amended under the Act.

This first appearance was held today (July 20, 2018) at the Best Western Hotel in Cobourg.  The next appearance is scheduled for September 7, 2018.

There will be no further comments made in relation to this matter at this time.