ORILLIA, ON, July 23 /CNW/ - Mike Armstrong, President of the Ontario
Provincial Police Commissioned Officers' Association is supporting
Commissioner Fantino's actions and credits him for helping to bring a tense
situation, during the 2007 rail blockade near Deseronto, to a peaceful end.
These situations are stressful for all police officers. Commissioner
Fantino's leadership and the professionalism of all the officers involved is
truly commendable. Mr. Armstrong would also like to acknowledge the
overwhelming public support that continues to pour in over the last week. It
is very rewarding to know that people appreciate our efforts to maintain
public peace during these incidents.
For further information:
For further information: President, Mike Armstrong, (807) 473-2710