MONCTON, NB, April 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) welcomes the dismissal of the criminal charges against two of our members, who have been completely exonerated in the Matthew Hines case.
From the beginning of the proceedings, UCCO-SACC-CSN has supported its members by providing them with an effective defense and supporting them at all times through this difficult ordeal. "We are pleased with today's outcome and wish our members all the best as they move forward from this," says National President Jason Godin. "No correctional officer should be on trial for doing their job."
UCCO-SACC-CSN wishes to offer once again its sincere condolences to the family of Matthew Hines.
About the union
The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) represents more than 7400 members spread across Canada's five major regions: Pacific, Prairies, Ontario, Québec and Atlantic. UCCO-SACC-CSN represents the CX1, CX2 and CX3 job titles in 49 federal institutions.
SOURCE UNION OF CANADIAN CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS (UCCO-SACC-CSN)
For further information: Noémi Desrochers, Communications UCCO-SACC-CSN, [email protected], 514 216-1825