Gatineau Police Hire More Employees Following Homicide
It has been fifteen months since a police error caused a slow response to a call about a homicide in Gatineau.
Now the force has hired more than 10 employees to join the force's emergency dispatch team.
When police received a call about a suspicious person in a neighborhood the responses was keyed as a low priority response.
When police finally did respond they found 83 year old Thérèse Gauvreau dead in her home. The city awarded 's family $115,000.
The dispatcher in question no longer works for the police service.