York Regional Police threatened to remove a rabbi as one of the force’s chaplains if he hosted a controversial anti-Islamist speaker at his Thornhill synagogue.
Insp. Ricky Veerappan, of the force’s diversity, equity and inclusion bureau, confirmed he and officers from the service’s hate crimes unit met with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan of the Chabad Flamingo Synagogue on Tuesday.
... They expressed concern about an upcoming talk to be given by Pamela Geller, a vocal critic of radical Islam.
...Veerappan said a member of York Region's Muslim community, whom he wouldn’t identify, brought Geller’s scheduled talk to the attention of police. ...
The ridiculous sharia-enforcing thugs of the York Regional Police's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Bureau, can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.