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Mountie takes aboriginal woman home from jail cell to pursue relationship

RCMP car logo‘It’s a gross abuse of power,’ Manitoba’s grand chief says of officer, who was docked 7 days of pay

By Holly Moore, CBC News, Jan 8, 2015

RCMP Const. Kevin Theriault took an intoxicated woman he had arrested out of a cell and drove her to his northern Manitoba home to pursue a personal relationship, according to RCMP adjudication documents obtained by CBC News.

Fellow officers teased and goaded him by text message to see “how far he would go,” and another constable observed flirting between Theriault and the indigenous woman, saying he “jokingly made a comment about having a threesome” with her. Read the rest of this entry