A Mountie botched her assault investigation when she was 14. The RCMP apologized 20 years later

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Jennifer Johner’s voice shakes when she reads the RCMP report from the night of Dec. 9, 2001 — the night she told police she’d been attacked by a man she knew.

Just a glance at those two pages of handwritten scrawl is enough to bring the fear and pain flooding back.

“It broke me apart,” she said.

Just 14 years old at the time, she was lying in an emergency ward with two shattered teeth — courtesy, she said, of a man who “made sexual advances which I did not want” — when an RCMP officer arrived to question her.

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He was was impatient and dismissive, she said.

“I was trying

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