“I banged on the vehicle to stop because children are crossing there in front, but nothing happened,” said Hameed.
Witnesses said the driver eventually came to a stop and the passenger hopped out of his vehicle and approached Hameed.
“He was telling me, ‘I’m a police officer and you are a crossing guard, how can you stop me?’”
She said the off-duty officer detained her father for nearly 15 minutes before York Regional Police arrived on scene and immediately arrested her father — without asking any questions.
“You’re handcuffing him without even talking to us — without asking any questions? But I guess that’s just how police works?” said Najeemudeen.