Police officer charged following Val-d'Or investigation pleads guilty

A retired Quebec police officer has pleaded guilty to charges laid against him, in the only criminal case to go forward following explosive allegations of police misconduct in Val-d'Or, Que., in 2015.

Jean-Luc Vollant was one of two officers charged following an investigation by the province's Crown prosecutors, prompted by a Radio-Canada investigation into alleged misconduct against Indigenous women.

Among the 37 complaints of forcible confinement, discrimination, assault and sexual abuse that were filed at the time,

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