Hauth will face misconduct hearing
THUNDER BAY – Police chief Sylvie Hauth will face hearings over alleged misconduct, the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) has announced.
The revelation comes just hours after Hauth announced her intention to retire effective June 2023.
She made no mention of the hearings in that announcement, thought it’s not clear whether she was aware of them at the time.
Hauth would no longer be subject to the Police Services Act hearings upon her retirement, leaving uncertainty over whether the disciplinary process will have time to conclude before she departs.
The chief was not available for interview Wednesday, according to a Thunder Bay Police Service spokesperson.
Colin Woods, president of the Thunder Bay Police Association that represents rank and file members, said it "just seems like too much of a coincidence" …
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