You know I have had my issues with the way EPS is run internally. From my sources and personal experiences I do believe that the core of the EPS culture there is something very wrong. It is little wonder we solve fewer crimes here than anywhere else in Alberta when supposedly responsible individuals are forced off the force due to fear of repercussions internally from fellow officers.
Please read the whole article on the CBC site. It is really fascinating stuff.
With great power comes great responsibility and an expectation of conduct. I think there are large swaths of the Edmonton police service that are bereft of this concept.