It is also removing any issue about Command Interference by placing it in the hands of CivPol.
A lot of issues dealing with Senior to General and Flag Officers have been and have appeared to been tampered with.
Sending it to Civilian Police removes the ability of General Bloggings to have any real or envisioned power to correct that.
Imagine General Bloggins trying to phone Detective Alvin Awww at CPS trying to influence something -- all he/she/they are getting from that phone call is a criminal case on them.
It is an average of 174 per year reported for the last 22 years according to Wikipedia
As well according to CBC 571 reported over the past 5 years
Military recorded more than 500 sexual assault reports during ...https://www.cbc.ca › news › politics › canadian-forces-s...
Coast to Coast in 5 years an average of 114.2 reported Sexual Assaults
Civilian Police are really reaching if they think that is a strain.
*Now admittedly some less populated areas with a significantly high population of CAF members might skew that in some areas, but considering the amount of sexual assaults reported in Canada -- the CAF inclusion is a drop in a 55 gallon oil drum.
This Juristat article analyses changes in the volume and characteristics of sexual assaults reported to and substantiated by police before and after the #MeToo movement went viral on social media. Using 2016 and 2017 crime records provided by police, analysis by month of reporting to police is...
If my Police Chief or Sheriff was to complain about a sub 1% increase in case load for a population they are already resourced from, I'd shake my head....