London, Ont., police officer ‘forever remorseful’ for wearing blackface costume 10 years before she became a cop

Anti-racism experts are raising eyebrows after a rookie London police officer whose photograph in blackface surfaced online said she wants to become “an ambassador of change” within the force.

Const. Katrina Aarts, who wrote in a letter of apology that she’s “forever remorseful” for the costume she donned before a 2006 Halloween party — more than a decade before she joined the force — won’t face punishment for her actions, which London police Chief John Pare on Thursday deemed racist and unacceptable.

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