Leanne Fitch, Fredericton police chief, cleared in complaint

Fredericton Police Chief Leanne Fitch has been cleared of a complaint over “discreditable conduct” by the New Brunswick Police Commission.

New Brunswick Police Commission hired Tim Quigley, ex-RCMP commanding officer in N.B., to look into complaint

Fredericton Police Chief Leanne Fitch has been cleared in 'discreditable conduct' complaint. (CBC)

Fredericton Police Chief Leanne Fitch has been cleared of a complaint over "discreditable conduct" by the New Brunswick Police Commission.

The commission said in a statement released on Monday that a complaint was filed from a person who was attending an arbitration into the conduct of Const. Cherie Campbell on Dec. 16.

The allegation was that Fitch's interaction with that person was "discreditable conduct."

The individual, who filed the complaint, was not a witness at the Campbell hearing.

Once the complaint was filed, the commission named Tim Quigley, the former commander of the RCMP in New Brunswick, to investigation the allegation.

The police commission said that none of the allegations were sustained.

This isn't the first time that Fitch has been cleared by the commission.

She was also cleared by the commission in October of any wrongdoing in the Const. Jeff Smiley case.

Smiley had filed the complaint, alleging Fitch was attempting to end his career.

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