In his compelling opinion article, Daljit Nirman, a former Ottawa Police Services Board member, sheds light on the urgent need for action from Ottawa’s new police board in response to the Rouleau report. This in-depth report presents an opportunity for the board to address systemic issues within the force and make a lasting impact on community trust. Nirman emphasizes that the board must not only acknowledge the challenges highlighted in the report, but also actively implement the recommendations to ensure a more equitable and accountable police service. By doing so, the new police board can demonstrate its commitment to meaningful change, fostering a stronger relationship between law enforcement and the diverse communities they serve in Ottawa.
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