Saskatchewan police chief retires after report finds neglect of duty in child death

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask.- A Saskatchewan police chief says he is retiring after a report found officers who responded to a domestic violence call didn’t check on the well-being of a toddler in the hours before the child was killed. Chief Jonathan Bergen of the Prince Albert Police Service issued a statement Thursday saying the move is in the best interest of the department and the city. Bergen said he has always held himself accountable for his decisions and been open to scrutiny. “What I did not expect from my service and the community I trust and value, is the level of aggressive personal attack and contrived character assassination of me and my leadership team, and the cruel and misdirected emotional assault on my family, orchestrated by a select few “Largely…

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