“Earlier today, a video surfaced on social media platforms involving one of Halifax Regional Police officers. We have since identified the incident that took place on March 26, and can confirm that the circumstances surrounding this particular incident involved a high-risk situation involving drugs and weapons offences. The comments that appear to have been made by our officer in the video were unacceptable. An internal investigation has been initiated into the incident. The officer involved has been placed on administrative duties, pending the conclusion of the investigation.
“We recognize that any such incident can be deeply damaging to police community relations. We are committed to a full investigation and ask members of the public to allow for due process to take place.”
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We have just become aware of this video and are asking anyone with information on the date or location of this incident to please DM or call us with the details. As we look into this matter, it would be helpful to have those specifics in a timely manner. https://t.co/6PernHYYJW— Halifax_Police (@HfxRegPolice) March 27, 2021