Dozens protest against Six Nations Police

Six Nations Deputy Police Chief Dave Smoke talks to demonstrators demanding police accountability. (Photos by Jim C. Powless)

By Donna Duric Writer About two dozen people showed up near the Six Nations Police Station Friday (Sept., 25, 2020) calling for more accountability from the local police service amid accusations of excessive use of force and punishment for police officers accused of wrong doing. Protesters stood along the roadway near the police station waving signs accusing Six Nations Police of “corruption” and describing the police as “bullies with badges” among other criticisms while calling for three major changes to the service. Those changes include: mandatory drug testing for officers, mandatory body cams worn at all times and severe punishments for officers who turn off body cameras. The protest, which lasted for about two hours near the police headquarters on Fourth Line Road, was spurred some protesters said after a…

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