Police officer tells massage therapist 'happy endings' are 'part of the business' Police officer tells massage therapist 'happy endings' are 'part of the business' A West Island certified massage therapist is urging Montreal police to examine how they handle complaints of unwanted sexual behaviour after an officer seemed to try to dissuade her from filing a report and repeatedly told her to not be "emotional.
May 06, 7: May 7 Registered massage therapist Claudia Cavaliere said she was disappointed and discouraged after a Montreal police officer told her putting up with inappropriate sexual behaviour was part of her job. This story contains sexually explicit details. He said nothing to her except to demand a tissue. For Women's Day, one woman tells her story of harassment during mandatory, unpaid internship "I didn't know what to do. I just froze," she said.
I was sitting on the floor in the corner of the room, panicking," Cavaliere said. The man gave a fake name and a phony phone number, she later learned, and he didn't park in the spa's lot. Do you really want to do that? My safety is at risk, and other massage therapists' safety is at risk, and other women's safety is at risk.
I'm saying, be prepared to have weirdos. You will have weirdos. That's the nature of the business. Unfortunately, that's what happens. I just don't want you to get emotional because you have weirdos out there. What's the point of going back?
They're never going to catch this guy. I should just try to forget it. She said she met with a different officer, who reassured her, listened to her complaint and helped her file the report. He clearly knows how to help people and not leave people feeling unsafe. Sometimes we have a police officer that needs some discipline or who just lost it on that day.
We are police officers, and we make mistakes. When we hear things like that we do not try to cover it up. We don't try to say it is correct. This is completely wrong. Photo ID now required at spa At Cavaliere's spa, the owners have taken steps to protect the staff by requiring photo ID for any new massage clients, she said.
For more Montreal and Quebec news, click here "It's scary to think that when someone is crying for help, no one is doing anything," she said. They're kind of allowing it to happen.