Surrey Police Service officer suspended following arrest, breach of trust allegations

An officer with the fledgling Surrey Police Service (SPS) has been suspended with pay, following their arrest related to a breach of trust investigation, according to an SPS spokesperson.

The officer, who hasn’t been named, was arrested by Surrey RCMP on Tuesday. They were hired by the SPS in May with a year of prior policing experience.

“Anytime there is an allegation against a police officer — regardless of the uniform, regardless of the province in which they work — it’s disturbing. It’s troubling. At the end of the day, we seek to be a profession that people will ultimately respect,” said Ian MacDonald, media liaison with the SPS.

MacDonald said many police forces wouldn’t advise the

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