Nishnawbe Aski Police Service's chief suspended over misconduct allegations

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The board of directors for the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) has suspended police Chief Roland Morrison over allegations of misconduct.

Fabian Batiste, the board liaison, confirmed to CBC News by phone that Morrison was suspended with pay on Thursday pending the results of an independent investigation.

Deputy Chief Brad Duce will serve as acting chief until an interim one is appointed for the remainder of the investigation.

“Acting Chief Duce has had a longstanding and respected career with NAPS,” said a news release issued Friday by the NAPS, which serves 34 First Nations across northern Ontario.

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“The board thanks him for accepting this role at this time. To protect

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