The sexual misconduct is alleged to have occurred at RCMP headquarters in Vancouver between and and involved a civilian employee who worked at the time with the communications unit headed by Mr. Dec 15, 5: December 15, Sgt. Wendy Smith leads the RCMP's sexual assault review team, which has already expanded from four to 17 members, not including a few other Mounties volunteering to put in some overtime re-examining old cases. Sometimes some of the files or the investigations lacked sufficient supervisory oversight," Smith said. Information from that investigation was reported to the Crown and resulted in the charge sworn Tuesday, he said in a statement. Shields appeared in Vancouver provincial court on Tuesday and is scheduled to return June 27 for an arraignment hearing, at which point his lawyer hopes to set a trial date. Review of Saskatoon's unfounded sexual assaults released Smith leads the sexual assault review team, which has already expanded from four to 17 members, not including a few other Mounties volunteering to put in some overtime re-examining old cases. Story continues below advertisement The allegation has not been tested in court. RCMP to review 25, more sexual assault cases RCMP to review 25, more sexual assault cases After an examination of 2, files from where investigators had concluded the complainant's allegations were unfounded, the RCMP is committing to review all cases since where no charges were laid. Shields filed court documents denying the allegations and said any sexual banter that occurred was consensual. We're looking at practices, and the practices of investigation can occur everywhere, regardless of how the case was closed," she said.