With a RCMP detachment in Cornwall, a very competent local police force, and nearby OPP why did US law enforcement get to play Starsky & Hutch here in the Great White North?
Were these US desperadoes that had sneaked over? Iranians plotting to steal our mayor’s hottie? Evil Afghanistani’s or even worse; some Bilderberger’s trying to Condosize our Waterfront?
Nope, some of the usual kinda folks headlined by one Mickey Wood. Why are all these folks facing extradition? Why is there a media ban on the deets on these alleged bad guys who had the local restos cranking out sandwich boxes for the court house as the writs were being fought to extradite them to America.
And why are our home grown crooks being sent to Uncle Sam? Is it because it’s a the slow season for the big private run prison system over there? I’m a fiercely proud Canadian. Frankly I can’t imagine a situation that our highly trained and capable law enforcement professionals can’t handle. Courtesy & cooperation; absolutely. Swap info and help each other, sure thing!
After all; America and Americans have long been our natural allies except for that incident in 1812 when we had to kick their arses back over the border.
But what the heck is going on when our Federal Government is allowing another countries law enforcement to work to their own rules here in Canada? With the talk of having our Canada Customs move over to the nice new US facility are we really wanting to dance with our Sovereignty?
Does this bug you? It sure bugs me.
Jamie Gilcig – Editor – The Cornwall Free News
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