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NEWS: Ottawa October 27, 2016 - 10:55 am

Photo: Ottawa cop admits bad conduct, apologizes, in Pootoogook case

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Ottawa Police Sergeant Chris Hrnchiar has pleaded guilty to two counts of discreditable conduct for posting disparaging comments from his Facebook account to on an online news story about the late Nunavut artist Annie Pootoogook. Hrnchiar, who made a first appearance Nov. 1 at a disciplinary hearing at the OPS headquarters in downtown Ottawa, apologized for the pain he caused the Aboriginal community, his friends and family. The prosecutor in the case is suggesting three months of demotion and cultural sensitivity training. Proceedings continue Dec. 7. Read more about the hearing later on nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY BILL RITCHIE)
Ottawa Police Sergeant Chris Hrnchiar has pleaded guilty to two counts of discreditable conduct for posting disparaging comments from his Facebook account to on an online news story about the late Nunavut artist Annie Pootoogook. Hrnchiar, who made a first appearance Nov. 1 at a disciplinary hearing at the OPS headquarters in downtown Ottawa, apologized for the pain he caused the Aboriginal community, his friends and family. The prosecutor in the case is suggesting three months of demotion and cultural sensitivity training. Proceedings continue Dec. 7. Read more about the hearing later on nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY BILL RITCHIE)

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