Among a recent slew of investigations into police activity comes a case out of Kelowna, B.C., where a Mountie is being investigated for his questionable behaviour.
Shawn Michaelz of Edmonton, Alberta, was driving in Kelowna with his girlfriend when a Mountie pulled them over.
As he explained on his Facebook profile, Michaelz and his girlfriend were waiting to turn left at an intersection and even though they had time to turn, they waited for the slowly oncoming police officer to make his turn, as he had the right of way.
“I throw my hands up in the air in the passenger seat of the vehicle and the cop gets mad and pulls a U-turn in the intersection to pull us over,” wrote Michaelz on Facebook.
When asked why they were pulled over, the unidentified Mountie was recorded saying, “I’m doing my job. I’m looking for a licence plate and I looked down at my screen and I may have lost track of where I was on the road. Fair enough, but that’s my job as a police officer.“
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