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EPS to roll out body cameras

EDMONTON - Specialized police units within the Edmonton Police Service will now wear body cameras.  (CTV)

 

Officer charged

FORT MCMURRAY - RCMP report one of their own members is facing two charges after allegedly selling police database information.  The RCMP officer charged is Cst. Kyle Gordon Harrison.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Mountie charged with bribery  

 

No charges

COLD LAKE - There will be no charges laid in a 2013 RCMP officer-involved shooting on Cold Lake First Nations.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Officer cleared 

 

Police involved shooting

MORINVILLE - ASIRT have been called in to investigate after a man was fatal shoot by a RCMP member in Morinville.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police shooting

 

ASIRT investigating

WHITECOURT - RCMP officers in Whitecourt were conducting a traffic stop just after 10pm on Friday when a driver sped away, hitting 2 marked police vehicles in the process.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect charged

 

Suspect dies

GRANDE PRAIRIE - An armed robbery suspect who died following a confrontation with police in Grande Prairie early Friday morning was carrying a replica handgun.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Armed robbery suspect shot  

        

Police shooting

GRANDE CACHE - A suspected impaired driver who was shot and wounded by Alberta Mounties has been identified as a regular character on the reality TV show Mantracker.  (CP) 

 

Police shooting

LETHBRIDGE - Just after 11pm, two officers with the Lethbridge Regional Police Service were called to a disturbance complaint involving a weapon at a home in the city.  The officers discharged their firearms, striking a 26-year-old Bhutanese man who died from his injuries.  (Calgary Sun)    

 

Mountie punched

SLAVE LAKE - A 39-year-old High Prairie, AB, man is in custody after an RCMP officer was attacked and his cruiser stolen in Slave Lake.  (CBC)   

Sheriff sues accused for $4M

CAMROSE - An Alberta sheriff has launched a $4M lawsuit against a woman who was convicted of assaulting him during a traffic stop 2 years ago.   (CBC)

  

 Conditional discharge

BOYLE - Const. Jason Clace, a Boyle RCMP officer was handed a conditional discharge after pleading guilty to assault with a weapon and careless use of a firearm during a shooting in September 2011. (QMI)   MORE:   Given conditional discharge      Officer charged 

 

Officer charged

CARLYLE - RCMP said Ronald Patrick Makar was arrested at the Wood Buffalo RCMP detachment in AB, where he works.   (CTV)    

 

Arrests

MA-ME-O BEACH - Months after a man was shot and killed by RCMP, as officers tried to pull over a driver in the Ma-Me-O Beach area, police have laid charges against 3 men.    (CTV)   MORE:   Arrested 

    

Province cancels funding

FORT MACLEOD - The province is calling it a difficult decision but announced that it has cancelled funding for a $122M police training college in southern Alberta.  (CTV) 

  

Mounties recovering

BRENTON - The RCMP had been called to the home following a report that a 35-year-old man had been shot.  At about 3:30am on Sunday, the shooting started.  (CTV) MORE:  Mounties wounded   2 Mounties injured   Mounties review tactics      

   

Shooting deemed justified

MEDICINE HAT - The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has concluded its investigation into the March 22 Medicine Hat officer involved shooting that killed 50-year old Christopher Arkell.  (Beacon)     

 

Cleared

 MEDICINE HAT - ASIRT has cleared RCMP officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal chase that ended in the deaths of 2 people.  (Beacon)   PREVIOUS:   Police pursuit death   

 

'Excessive' force

RED DEER - Bill Berry, a 52-year-old cancer survivor who is deaf, mute and breathes through his neck with a tube, was paying a traffic ticket at Red Deer court Dec. 9 when a sheriff approached him advising he didn't go through required security screening when he entered the courthouse through an open exit door.  (QMI)   MORE:    'Excessive' force

Quanto's law

EDMONTON - Quanto's Law, mentioned in the throne speech, would hit anyone who harms or kills a police service animal with harsher penalties.  (Sun Media)  

 

Police dogs deserve protection

Police dog stabbed

EPS canine unit    

 

Not guilty

WETASKIWIN - Sawyer Robison was facing attempted murder, assault causing bodily harm and weapons-related charges.  Constables Sheldon Shah and Sidney Gaudette were wounded while trying to search a farmhouse near Killam in February 2012.  Robison's defence lawyer has argued that it was Robison's uncle who shot the officers before killing himself.  (CP) 

Found not guilty

Not guilty

Murder charge

To protect and serve you

Suspect arrested

Arrest made

Body found  

Police shooting

Officer involved shooting

Man shot     

8 years

Multiple charges after standoff  

Uncle shot himself

 

 
     

Arrest made

SPIRIT RIVER - RCMP have charged Leonard Berry, 62, after a Mountie was injured in an alleged attack during a traffic stop.  (Beacon)

A wife's point of view

Officer hurt

Suspect surrenders   

Man shot by police

VEGREVILLE - A man was shot by Vegreville RCMP during a reported bank robbery on Christmas day.  (CBC)  

Police involved shooting  

Charged 

Officers hurt in standoff

 
     

Review critical of RCMP

HIGH RIVER - A civilian review which has just been released paints a grim picture of the actions of the High River RCMP during the 2013 flooding.   (CTV)

Investigation into RCMP's response to 2013 flood in High River

2013 AB floods

Gun grab sparks probe

RCMP returns most guns  

RCMP digs a hole

Rod Lazenby

Found NCR

NCR 

Hundreds gather

Fallen police officer

Fallen officer honoured    

Murder charge

Accused known as aggressive

Charges

 

No charges

DRIFTPILE - A police officer who shot and killed a man last November will not face criminal charges.   (CTV)  MORE:   Driftpile 1st Nation     Police shooting   Standoff death 

Mountie charged    

PRINCE ALBERT - Aiden Arthur Pratchett, 31, has been charged with accessing and possessing child pornography.  (CBC)

Police shooting  

 
     

Gang crackdown

PORT OF SPAIN - Dwayne Gibbs, a former Edmonton Police Services superintendent who took the commissioner job a year ago in Trinidad and Tobago, has had to deal with imposing sweeping curfews as it takes on drug gangs.  Gibbs's second in command is Jack Ewatski, the former chief of police in Winnipeg.  (CBC)

Holding an umbrella

OKOTOKS - The team investigating the shooting death of an Okotoks man after a police standoff said he was holding an umbrella when he was shot by RCMP, not a firearm.  Neighbour's identify the man as Corey Lewis, husband to town councillor Naydene Lewis.    PREVIOUS:  Man killed at standoff   Man dead after standoff

 
     

OC link

CALGARY - The shooter, identified by police sources as Jungoh Kim, 23, fired between 20 and 30 rounds from handguns at both police and civilians during a Sunday rampage in Signal Hill before turning the gun on himself.  (Sun Media) 

Gunman shoots at police

Gunman shoots self

AB police can seize gang vehicles

Cocaine costs rise

 
     

ASIRT investigating

EDMONTON - EPS said a confrontation occurred - and the suspect was fatally shot, and EPS member Jeff Park wounded.  ASIRT said the suspect, and driver, was a 31-year-old man, who had a sawed-off shotgun with him.  (CTV)

Officer shot

Police involved shooting

Officer involved shooting

In custody death

Sentenced  

10 years   

Charged

Man with a knife charged officers

Cops don't want to be lawyers

Crown need to attend bail hearings

Fundraiser for officers’' families  

Officer charged

Drives up costs

In custody death

Officers cleared

10 years

New guidelines

Look inside crime fighting

The Squad causing controversy 

Officers selling steroids

2 cops charged      

Officer fired 

 

Police dismissals

26 months

Sentenced     

Assault charges

Officers charged 

ASIRT investigating

EPS calls for more ASIRT funding

Crackdown

Anti-violence plan  

Long term to tackling violent crime 

Homicide rate addressed

Edmonton on track toward record 

Police shooting

Use of lethal force under scrutiny 

Shooting justified

Officers justified

No criminal charges  

Firing upheld

Cop gets job back

Rob Furlong

Cop guilty

Tasered man dies

Assault charge

Injured man has died 

Going public 

Uniform updated  

Officer charged 

Officer charged

Officer fired

3 youths charged  

 

4 charged

Charges

Retired officer drowns

2 arrested in police dog stabbing

Police dog injured  

Man cleared in cop assault

Police Chief steps down

Chief 'got the message'

'Speed on Green' tickets

Man dead after standoff

Standoff ends in death

Murray McCoy

Video

Contract renewed

Ordered to re-investigate 

Dangerous driving

Officer charged in crash 

Cop swarmers avoid jail time

Percy Davis police shooting

Charges tossed

Judges throws out charges

Man shot by police

Man shot

Mike Boyd

Police Chief steps down 

Tampering

Mounties cleared

Cop attack earns jail time

Jail for assault

Trevor Grimolfson    

 

Chief ordered to probe takedown

Conditional sentence

Lawsuit

Lied to cops

2nd cop charged

Officers cleared

Officer found dead

Shawn Michael Price,

Suspect killed by police  

Police swarming trial

Cop describes swarming

Police cleared, woman charged

Constable pleads guilty

Chief wrong . . .again

Boyd buzzing mad    

Cop killer back behind bars

Cop killer released

Rajpinder Kaur Sehmbi

Murder charge laid

Mountie-involved murder

Wife died of gunshot wounds

No-chase policy

Cop sues

Victim had violent past  

Policing shooting  

Officer went too far

Cops don't want to testify

Man shot by police

Kirk Steele

Full statement from Prosecutor 

 

Driver shot while trying to ram cops

Man shot by police

Officer dragged by vehicle

Fleeing car drags cop

Officer acquitted

Cops hits moviegoer with Taser

Calgary officer kills himself

Officer charged with assault

Officer cleared in fraud scheme

McCallum found not guilty

Police held to a higher standard

Officer to be tried for alleged fraud

Fraud mastermind jailed

Drug raid ruling upheld

We can't afford another Beaton 

Walking With the Devil

Eight-year ordeal ends

Cop cleared

Court order not to own guns  

Man killed by officer  

Police shooting in hostage situation

Not guilty

Taser ineffective body armour

Folks, we’re not in Kansas

'A dark day in Calgary's history'

Police executive shuffle costly

Policy to shield police who tell

The dream of sleep   

Officers scolded for arrests

Trouble in Paradise 

 
     

Transit to make public stats

Calgary Transit says it will make crime data public and file reports to council at least annually after a Herald investigation showed the statistics have never been shared with council or the public.  (Herald)

 

Transit crime kept secret

NE's C-Train line tops for trouble

LRT parking lot crime hot spot

Reports reveal rising C-Train crime

 
     

Man dies after police user Taser

BROOKS, AB - Mounties encountered an aggressive man during an investigation into a possible break-in on a residential street in the Lake Bevan area of the town, about 170 km SE of Calgary. (Sun Media)   MORE:  Man dies following tasering  

Mounties swarmed

CADOTTE LAKE -  2 rookie Mounties - both hospitalized with broken facial bones - were swarmed with brass knuckles and had a Taser wrangled away from them after responding to a call inside a northern Alberta home.   (QMI)   MORE:   Mounties beaten up

 
     

Alberta apologizes

EDMONTON - Former RCMP member John Hudak received a rare apology from Alberta's justice minister, seven years after he was falsely accused of sexual assault.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Branded for Life   Justice denied

Charge laid

COCHRANE - A break and enter charge has been laid against a Cochrane RCMP constable.  Keith Anderson is facing the charge in connection to an incident that happened on Feb 14th.  (CTV)

 
     

City, police may run photo-radar jointly

EDMONTON - Edmonton's Police Commission has recommended the city take over photo radar operations, replacing a controversial American company that has been criminally charged with offering secret commissions to two city police officers.  (Edmonton Journal)

 

Dallas company in Edmonton court

Photo-radar scandal grows

Probe into photo radar contracts

Payments may have lasted 6 years

Cops, radar firm face charges

Case for speed cameras destroyed 

 

Stepping down 

CALGARY - Police Chief Rick Hanson is stepping down.  (CBC)

Rick Hanson

Police shooting victim

Family demand answers

Shooting

Police shooting

Attacker shot by police

Video of police involved shooting    

Photo radar victims

Tactics justified to gain compliance

Police sued

Police notebooks

Police seek notebooks

Police shooting

Police shooting   

Cop retires

Shooting inquiry complete 

Extra security demands

Alison Redford

Observe, record, report

Be a Good Witness

Police shooting

Officer involved shooting

Officer involved shooting 

Ticketing as funding

Cop charged

Serious charges

Order F2012-07

Cops busted for email snoop

CPS in violation of privacy act

LERB Decisions: Killian

Review Board shares shame

Deputy chief caught up in dispute  

Known to officers

Stench won't go away

Innocent family terrorized by raid

Botched raid battle

Police shooting

Suicide by cop not valid

Suicide by cop

NCR ruling

Arrest made

Pair arrested

Case hits close to home   

Man dies after RCMP use Taser

Officer charged

3 charged

Officers cleared

Cop accused of luring teen

Officer charged

RCMP sued over family slayings

Staff sliced to the bone

Chief's final chapter

Mounties cleared in death

Police challenge proves costly

Police fail to investigate

See no evil, hear no evil

More charges

Police chief apologizes

Evidence vault

CPS evidence vault   

Officer justified

Pomp and circumstance

Police chief, officers face lawsuit

Long goodbye has worn thin

Beaton defends 'long goodbye'

Officer cleared 

Officer and family killed

Officer identified 

Kneeing worth $200K

Officer overpowered

Killer overpowers guard

Cops kill man after disturbance call  

Man shot and killed by police

Former chief loses in court

CPS vs. Shah

Message from Chief Jack Beaton

Calgary cops' new #1 talks the talk

Jack's last gasp

Beaton revives case against officer

It's time soft chief got tough

Beaton promises new approach

Man charged in attack

Officer charged

Cop sentenced

Prior incident

Altercation

Officer cleared

Man Tasered last year  

Shooting victim ID'd  

Chief defends officers  

Police chief faulted over hearing

'Junior' service raises concerns

Retired officers sue for pensions

Police chief rethinks retiring

Unrevising History

King is Dead. Long Live the King

 

Police spent chasing recruits

Chief's hiring foray

Jack's Folly

Hiring foray hits language barrier

Calgary's strongman

Alberta Solicitor General

Chief goes to court

Police held to higher standard

Held to a higher standard

All bluster and spin

Judge orders documents released

Stampeding free speech

Police Censorship in Canada

Life in a police province

Chief rejects demands

Put your hands in the air

Police suspend off-duty bar patrols

Beaton blamed

Commission needs transparency

Website attacking police boss

Police Chief furious over attack

Travesty of Justice plays out

Time to go for Chief under fire

Loyalty missing in leadership

The bath is getting crowded

Chief Jack ain't done yet

$5,000 to chief doesn't end fight

Police chief silences website critics

A commission in need of repair

Alderman won't back Durrant

     

Tim Goodwin's Letter

CALGARY - Whistleblower Tim Goodwin in a letter to Solicitor General Forsyth points out that the practice of conveniently ignoring problems for reasons of political expediency is an issue that should be properly addressed before further tragedy and unnecessary death occurs.   (Sept. 23, 2004)

 

Watchdog 'forgot' drunk report

Independent review sought 

Deputy Chief's memo

Cops accuse chief of ignoring racism

 

     

Officers cleared

ONOWAY - 7 months after Darby Mahon, 49, was fatally shot by RCMP officers in Onoway, AB, the ASIRT has found the officers’ actions were justified.   (CTV)  

Police shooting

Man shot by police

Police shooting

Rebuilding the RCMP

 

Fired chief suit settled

EDMONTON - Former Edmonton police chief Fred Rayner will receive $500,000 to settle a wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the Edmonton Police Commission. (Edmonton Journal)   Spurned Chief candidate sues city

Calls for public inquiry

OTTAWA - The Canadian Association of Journalists is calling for a public inquiry after a journalist and police commission chairman were targeted by Edmonton police in an unwarranted drunk driving sting.   Investigation Report R2005-IR-001   .pdf

 

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