The Whistle-Blowers: Exposing Corruption In Government & Industry by Myron Peretz Glazer & Penina Migdal Glazer
The Workplace Bullying & Trauma Institute
In the NewsProvince to ban bullying in the workplace
Whistleblower RCMP Corporal Robert Read
RCMP officers sued Public Complaints Commission
Bullying in Policing
Definition of workplace bullying by Tim Field Those who can, do. Those who can't, bully.
"Bullying is a compulsive need to displace aggression and is achieved by the expression of inadequacy (social, personal, interpersonal, behavioural, professional) by projection of that inadequacy onto others through control and subjugation (criticism, exclusion, isolation etc). Bullying is sustained by abdication of responsibility (denial, counter-accusation, pretence of victimhood) and perpetuated by a climate of fear, ignorance, indifference, silence, denial, disbelief, deception, evasion of accountability, tolerance and reward (eg promotion) for the bully." Tim Field, 1999
You might also want to read What is bullying? and learn about Bullying tactics used
Although bullying in the workplace is slowly being recognized, information pertaining specifically to bullying within the law enforcement field is rare. Police officers who are targets of bullying know it as malicious prosecution when they are forced to defend themselves aginst baseless charges. Does it happen? What if it does?Can police officers in Canada sue their employers? Yes. To view the Ontario Court of Appeal decision that allowed Det.Sgt. Praskey to continue his law suit against the Toronto Police Service click here.
The following officers filed a statement of claim against their employers and/or chiefs of police, and/or fellow officers and/or Associations.
Saxon v. Wilfred Fryer and Amherstburg Police Services Board
Related Articles: Renaud v. LaSalle Police Services Board
Clark v. Canada
Bainard v. Toronto Police Services Board
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