'Time for the Protestors to Hear Our Jackboots on the Ground'
Leaked messages show Canadian law enforcement bragging about abusing protestors.
Leaked chat messages show members of Canandian law enforcement bragging about abusing protestors. The messages surfaced just after the Toronto Police Mounted Unit trampled an elderly woman at a Freedom Convoy demonstration in Ottawa.
“That’s awesome,” one wrote in response to the headline: “Police horses trample peaceful protestors.”
“We only think we’re living the dream.”
“That’s what we need to do!” another wrote.
In another set of images, one officer boasted about picking up “OT” while cracking down on protestors. “Don’t kick all of them out until next weeks (sic) group gets our turn.”
“Time for the protestors to hear our jackboots on the ground,” one officer wrote. Another jokingly replied, “this is a kinder (sic) gentler RCMP,” referring to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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