**** HRP Media Release
HRP Statement on Sentencing of Cst. Gary Basso
Below is a statement from Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella on today’s sentencing of Cst. Gary Basso:
“Halifax Regional Police respects today’s decision related to the sentencing of Cst. Gary Basso. We recognize that the conviction of one of our officers for a criminal offence is deeply troubling.
Our officers’ conduct is critical to building and maintaining public trust, and we expect our officers to remain above reproach.
Cst. Basso has been dismissed from Halifax Regional Police, effective immediately.”