Archives: Ottawa Police
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Sexual assault cases that lead to charges in Ottawa hit a seven-year low
A recent article published by Metro Ottawa on April 6, 2016, found that, "between 2008 and 2014, charges were laid in no more than half of the city's sexual assault cases, according to police data." When interviewed by Metro, Sunny Marriner, executive director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and one of CFICE’s Violence Against Women...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
‘Shocking’ number of unfounded sexual assaults in Ottawa uncovered
A recent article published by Metro Ottawa on March 27, 2016, found that "more than 2,000 sexual assault complaints to the Ottawa police over a 15-year period have been deemed unfounded." According to Sunny Marriner, executive director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and one of CFICE's Violence Against Women hub partners, this number is...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
VAW hub co-lead looks into campus-police relationship for dealing with sexual violence
by Amy Richardson, CFICE Communications RA Diana Majury, Academic Co-Lead for CFICE’s Violence Against Women (VAW) Hub, and four other researchers are looking at how campuses are dealing with sexual violence and their interrelationship with local police forces. As part of her work with CFICE, Majury found out in January they could move forward...