No One to Tell
Breaking My Silence on Life in the RCMPBook - 2013
In 2012, Janet Merlo was among the first female RCMP officers to publicly allege she had experienced sexual harassment and gender discrimination while serving in Canada's national police force. The women kept silent for so long, she says, because there was no one to tell. In this courageous memoir, Janet recalls how her love of policing was soured by covert and overt sexism within the ranks and by an institutional culture that valued toughness and silence over ethics and accountability. Eventually, the cost of keeping quiet was simply too high, and her story emerges as a lone, brave voice seeking change.
Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland :, Breakwater Books,, .
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 218 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,coloured illustrations, coloured portraits ;,22 cm.