The Ottawa Police force’s annual “positive workplace” report for 2019 was received by the board this month. Here are some of the findings:
- There were 61 behaviour complaints and five incidents of workplace violence reported in 2019.
- Officers and employees reported dealing with “disrespectful communication related to inappropriate behaviour, gossip and general lack of respect.”
- There were also complaints of “personal harassment in the form of bullying, intimidation, yelling, swearing, rumours and conflict.”