Two officers with the Windsor Police Service (WPS) are facing misconduct charges for allegedly donating money to the Freedom Convoy, a large-scale protest against federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Ottawa earlier this year.
The charges against constables Jason Michael Brisco and Brooke Fazekas fall under the Ontario Police Services Act, the WPS said on Sept. 20. A third civilian employee has been suspended without pay for a day, also over allegations of donating to the convoy.
The Freedom Convoy, which began on Jan. 29 and ended on Feb. 20, started out as a demonstration by truckers opposing federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates for cross-border travel. It grew exponentially when supporters from across the country joined in to call for an end to all pandemic-related mandates….
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