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UPDATE: Standoff with off duty Peel Police officer ends peacefully.

Officers say they are dealing with a person in crisis...

A peaceful ending to a standoff near Hamilton.

Peel Regional Police say an off duty officer was involved in a pursuit, before stopping at Peters Corners near Hamilton.

He was taken into custody after a few hours negotiating with police.

Officers have been tight lipped on this case, and they won't say why the off duty officer drew their attention in the first place.

There's no word on what charges, if any, will be laid.

Police say they were dealing with a person in crisis, which would indicate it could be a mental health situation.

Peel Regional Police are involved in a standoff with one of their own.

The off duty officer, who could be armed, first lead officers on a pursuit, which ended at Peters Corners near Hamilton.

From there, police have yet to take the person into custody, but say they are working on negotiating a surrender.

They couldn't say what brought the person to their attention, but called them a 'person in crisis', indicating it would be a mental health situation.

The officer's name hasn't been released.

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  1. Bitmetal posted on 07/28/2014 07:56 PM
    A 17 year old trapped on a bus with a pen knife they shoot to death; an armed fellow cop gone over the deep end gets royal treatment.

    Too bad we can't all work for the Police Force.
  2. DMCP posted on 07/28/2014 09:32 PM
    Where is Constable Fucillo when you need him?
  3. david posted on 07/31/2014 11:17 AM
    Hopefully charges will be laid and loss of badge takes place... I'm sure if it was your ordinary joe who did this, they would be sitting in a jail cell or a morgue.
  4. BT posted on 07/31/2014 12:23 PM
    Ridiculous comments, speculation, and references to other unrelated incidents without out knowing any facts.
    1. David posted on 07/31/2014 02:16 PM
      @BT Really? So how about you drive your vehicle and lead the police on a high speed chase that involves many police cars, a helicopter and the closing of several roads... add in the fact you may be armed and I can guarantee that some sort of charge would be applied against you. The fact that this is a mentally unstable police officer who walks around with a gun should terrify civilians... to serve and protect... yeah right.
    2. BT posted on 08/04/2014 12:37 PM
      @David Easy to speculate when you really don't know all the facts - or just have a general disdain for police.
    3. Ronecol posted on 08/25/2014 10:49 PM
      @David Although void of the facts and circumstances, clueless David rants on.
  5. Laurie posted on 08/05/2014 05:54 PM
    People who are not familiar with the stresses that Police Officers suffer on a daily basis are the only ones that would make such baseless comments.. These men and women deal with saving our lives on a daily basis... Put yourself in their shoes and don't just judge blindly.
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