August 11, 2010
BELLEVILLE, ONT.—Belleville police chief Cory
McMullan says she was the victim in a “domestic
incident” at her home last Friday.
She says it is common for police to not identify anyone involved
in domestic incidents in order to protect victims and their
But in an email to the media, McMullan said given her position in
the community, “it is important to acknowledge that I am the
McMullan added she suffered injuries “which required medical
treatment,” but would not be specific since the case is before the
In her email, the police chief also asked the public and media to
respect her privacy while her family works through this “extremely
McMullan also signalled that she will stay in her post by saying
she will continue to be dedicated as chief of police of the
Belleville Police Service.
The chief’s husband, 53-year-old David McMullan, is charged with
assault and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 30.