Major-General Rouleau Sentenced following Court Martial
October 11, 2016 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Today, Major-General Michael Rouleau, Commander, Canadian Special Operations Forces Command was found guilty by a Standing Court Martial of neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline contrary to section 129 of the National Defence Act. He was sentenced to a $2,000 fine by Lieutenant-Colonel Louis-Vincent d’Auteuil, Military Judge.
- MGen Rouleau’s Standing Court Martial was in relation to an incident on or around 20 December 2015, where he discharged his personal weapon without authorization.
- An investigation was conducted by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service and one count of neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline, pursuant to section 129 of the National Defence Act, was preferred by the Director of Military Prosecutions on August 16, 2016.
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- Statement from Commander, CANSOFCOM
- The Canadian Armed Forces Court Martial System
- Judge Advocate General
Department of National Defence
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