UNFOUNDED SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS -Public Safety Minister Goodale calls for review of sexual-assault cases across Canada
Let us not jump to a knee-jerk conclusion that every allegation made to the police is true. Police screening is the first step of the criminal justice process. A police officer has to have reasonable grounds to believe an offence was committed before laying a charge. If a complaint is not believable, for whatever reason, the obligation of the police is to not act on it.
Ralph Goodale made the request on Tuesday, as three major police forces launched reviews into their handling of sexual-assault complaints
Source: Public Safety Minister Goodale calls for review of sexual-assault cases across Canada