Crossing guard seeks answers after scuffle with off-duty police officer leads to arrest in Markham

Crossing guard seeks answers after scuffle with off-duty police officer leads to arrest in Markham

“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.

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