Public Online Hearing for Ottawa Police Officer Kristina Neilson – Thursday Sept 29th
Officer charged with donating $50 to ‘Freedom Convoy’
Rumour of Plea Deal
Online Hearing Thursday Sept 29, 2022 – 9:30am
Suspended Ottawa Constable Kristina Neilson will make her second appearance before an internal hearing on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 9:30am. The hearing will be broadcast to the public via Teams videoconferencing. (Public link posted below.)
Neilson was charged with ‘discreditable conduct’ after the criminal theft of donor Identity Information* from the Christian website ‘GiveSendGo’.
Toronto Star and CBC reporters provided Neilson’s Identity Information to the Ottawa Police, along with the names of about 25 other officers after combing the list of over 100,000 donors in the stolen data files.
Ottawa Police served Constable Neilson with a ‘Notice of Increased Penalty’ – meaning that the organization wants to fire her – effectively destroying her career and preventing future employment with other law enforcement agencies.
Ottawa Chief of Police Steve Bell took a hard line against Freedom Convoy protestors even after they left Ottawa – vowing to “actively look to identify you and follow up with financial sanctions and criminal charges, absolutely. …for months to come.”
Rumoured Plea Deal
Unconfirmed rumours are circulating in the Ottawa Police community that at her hearing on Thursday, Constable Neilson might plead guilty to the internal charges in a deal to keep her job.
Few individual Canadians – including police officers – are able to stand against the crushing power of the state. Each of us faces different circumstances with mortgages, families, health concerns, elderly parents, and so many other challenges.
The Ottawa Police will find that wielding such blunt power to force a ‘guilty plea’ over a $50 donation is a hollow victory that further estranges police from ordinary Canadians.
Millions of Canadians coast to coast cheered the convoys on their journeys to Ottawa – and many of those Canadians including myself find the charges against Constable Neilson and other police personnel to be reprehensible.
I don’t know if Canadian police can ever recover from the destruction of public support they brought about through their robotic obedience to politicians and their brutal enforcement of lockdowns and mandates.
Our minds will forever see replays of police handcuffing visibly pregnant mothers behind their backs and dragging them away as their children screamed – for the crimes of playing in a park, not wearing a facemask outdoors, watching hockey while unvaxed, or trying to purchase a sandwich.
Canadians now know what
our government police are capable of when they no longer serve the Charter, the Law, or the Rule of Law.
Canadian Bank Accounts Seized Without Court Orders
The ability of Canadian police to impose punitive financial sanctions against citizens – without charges, without court process – was unheard of in our history…
…until the Federal Government and police distributed names of protestors and supporters to banks and other financial institutions in Canada and ordered them to seize citizens’ accounts and assets.
Acting without court orders, due process, or any sort of legal proceedings, Canadian banks followed government and police instructions and seized hundreds of citizen bank accounts containing a total of about $8 million dollars.
The Government of Canada effectively weaponized the police and financial system against its political opponents – destroying lives and businesses for donating as little as $50 dollars.
The punishment continues for many Canadians who had their personal and business bank accounts, mortgages, loans, and credit cards cancelled. Some have been financially destroyed without any court process or legal recourse…
Chief Bell said the police would impose punitive financial sanctions even without any charges laid, and he did so in direct support of the sitting politicians who form the government of the day. Again these financial seizures were with no charges laid, no court orders, and without due process or any legal proceeding at all.
At this point in time, it is not known if the Federal Government instructed Neilson’s bank to seize her money and assets as was done to many other Canadians. My sources state that some Ottawa Police personnel did have their bank accounts frozen, but I am unaware of the names of the officers and / or civilian staff.
Neilson Hearing Broadcast Information
Thursday, September 29, 2022 – 9:30am
Microsoft Teams meeting
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Meeting ID: 241 243 777 546
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* Identity Information – Criminal Code of Canada
The Criminal Code of Canada specifically defines ‘Identity Information’ and makes it a Criminal Offence to obtain or possess a person’s Identity Information not just for illegal purposes – but while being ‘reckless’ as to whether the information could be used illegally.
Definition of identity information
402.1 For the purposes of sections 402.2 and 403, identity information means any information — including biological or physiological information — of a type that is commonly used alone or in combination with other information to identify or purport to identify an individual, including a fingerprint, voice print, retina image, iris image, DNA profile, name, address, date of birth, written signature, electronic signature, digital signature, user name, credit card number, debit card number, financial institution account number, passport number, Social Insurance Number, health insurance number, driver’s licence number or password.
Trafficking in identity information
(2) Everyone commits an offence who transmits, makes available, distributes, sells or offers for sale another person’s identity information, or has it in their possession for any of those purposes, knowing that or being reckless as to whether the information will be used to commit an indictable offence that includes fraud, deceit or falsehood as an element of the offence.
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I have been an RN for many years, I understand following orders,I understand being a “team player” but I am deeply disgusted that the police service would even consider this action. My career depended on knowing who I served. it was the patient, not the administration, nor even the whims of others.
I was mortified to see the police response in Canada AND the backlash against this police officer is short sighted and has damaged the reputation of the police and more importantly makes the cops look like thugs.
If it were not for a few police officers and groups who have stood up I would be sickened by the whole of the police force. it is more reminiscent of the gestapo than officers of the law. Never in Canada!
I absolutely agree with you this borders on a Communist state. We as a society need to condemn this disgusting action. What’s next all personal donations need to be approved by your employer? What if they don’t agree with your religion or politics or pro life or pro abortion etc. this police service is an embarrassment and the other officers and their union should be standing up in support for this officer. The news agencies who gave up the list also should be charged with peddling stolen private info.
Thank you for this report Don.
I am disturbed and angry.