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I think these ideas have merit. CCC violations should be investigated by civilian authorities. Now having said that, two "salty corporals" decide in the mess one night to disagree and play smash mouth. Is this a police matter or military matter - or both? I think I know.CIVPOL won’t touch sexual harassment issues, or most of what CAF calls “HISB”. If it’s not a suspected criminal code offence, it’s not a matter for police. That remains an administrative matter.
What CAF could do is what a number of police services have done- harassment matters will no longer be investigated by the organization’s own members. Instead, allegations go to an independent firm that specializes in such things, they investigate, write a report, and give their findings to the contracting organization. A senior decision makes within the contracting organization makes their decision based on the findings and recommendation of the independent investigator. This eliminates chain of command influence in the investigation, and allows the complainant to more effectively challenge any divergence between the recommendation and the organization’s finding.