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Budget director embezzled

ABBOTSFORD - The Abbotsford Police Board's former director of its finance and budget branch is being sued for allegedly misappropriating $192,000 in funds.  The police board and the City of Abbotsford filed a notice of civil claim Feb 22 in BC Supreme Court against Shelley Dallas Mickens.    (Abbotsford News)


In custody death

KELOWNA - RCMP says a 40-year-old man was taken to hospital after a vehicle hit a tree in Kelowna on Friday night.  It says the man was cleared by hospital staff and taken to a police holding cell, where he was found unresponsive on Saturday afternoon.  (CP) 


Poor paperwork

PRINCE GEORGE - The RCMP's federal watchdog has found that nearly half of the missing persons reports in northern BC fail to show that Mounties investigated cases quickly or thoroughly.   (CBC) 


Will not be charged

VANCOUVER - The police officer involved in the 2014 shooting death of Phuong Na (Tony) Du will not be charged.  (Global)    MORE:   No charges    Family sues city  Nothing is Ever Enough



OSOYOOS - The RCMP has withdrawn 5 allegations against Osoyoos Constable Amit Goyal, including disgraceful conduct.  (CKNW)   MORE:   Mountie exonerated   Allegations withdrawn  Whistle blower


Detective charged

VANCOUVER - Det Const James Fisher was arrested and faces 3 counts of sexual exploitation, 1 count of sexual assault, 1 count of breach of trust and 1 count of attempt to obstruct justice.  (CBC)   MORE:   Officer charged   Judge won't disclose entire file


No charges

VICTORIA - BC's criminal justice branch says no charges have been approved against Delta police officers and paramedics who failed to file a report with the Children's Ministry about a child in need of protection.  (CP)  RELEASE:   No charges in Paige Cauchie case   .pdf 


RCMP communication

VANCOUVER - Block Watch captains in the Grandview Heights area of South Surrey say they are frustrated by a lack of communication from police and what they describe as a 'one-way flow' of information around crimes occurring in their neighbourhood.   (Peace Arch News) 


Sudden death

VANCOUVER - Ridge Meadows RCMP said officers were called to the Fraser River around 3:15am and recovered a body in the water.  (CBC)   MORE:    Possible Jet Ski crash   IIO called in to examine drowning   IIO's actions a mystery-again    Officers dive into inlet to save man


Sister sues police

VANCOUVER - Peter de Groot died on Oct. 13, 2014, days after police said they responded to a dispute between neighbours and he fired a shot at officers before running into the forest.  But the lawsuit filed in BC Supreme Court by Danna de Groot alleges police fired the first shots and officers caused or contributed to a chain of events that led to her brother's death.  (CP) 


Police involved shooting

SUMMERLAND - The IIO says a Summerland RCMP officer tried to pull over a vehicle that headed down a dead-end road early Saturday morning.  (CBC)     MORE:   IIO investigating  


Officer sues

VANCOUVER - In a BC Supreme Court petition, Sgt. Chi Sun Jason Chan claims the commission is investigating the origins of several unregistered and restricted firearms RCMP officers found during a search of his Port Coquitlam home.  RCMP first obtained a search warrant for his home on Feb. 15, 2012, 2 days after his stepson shot himself with a handgun. His stepson died 10 days later.  (CBC) 



KAMLOOPS - Randi Love, a former police officer has been charged with 3 counts of cocaine trafficking - with allegations she was selling the drugs while still employed as a Mountie.  (Kamloops This Week)


Human Rights Tribunal rules

VICTORIA - The BC Human Rights Tribunal sided with Const David Bratzer, saying the Victoria Police Department interfered with his rights as a citizen to freely express his views and ordered the award for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.  (CBC)  


Watchdog completes probe

OTTAWA - The civilian watchdog that oversees the RCMP has completed its investigation into the force's treatment of indigenous women and girls in northern BC.  The CRCC for the RCMP will send its interim report to the federal force for review.  (Globe & Mail)  


In custody death

WHITE ROCK - IIO is investigating the in-custody death of a 58-year-old woman.  Mounties say the woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant and was being held in custody in White Rock, BC, for a court appearance.  (CP)


Officers charged

VANCOUVER - Cpl Chris Williams has been charged with common assault in connection to the 'handling of a man he arrested' during a drug investigation on May 29, 2015.  Const Harinder Paul Pabla with the Burnaby detachment is facing 2 charges of impaired driving following incidents that occurred while he was off duty.   (CBC) MORE:   Officer charged with assault


Officer found guilty

VANCOUVER - A VPD officer was found guilty of assaulting a cyclist during an arrest that was videotaped and posted on Facebook 2 years ago.  (CBC)   MORE:   Officer found guilty


Officer disciplined

VANCOUVER - The cop arrived for the shift smelling of liquor on March 30, 2014, according to a report from the Office of the Police Commissioner (.pdf).   (Huffington Post) 



KELOWNA - RCMP Supt. Nick Romanchuk has been off since Sept. 6.  It comes while the Abbotsford Police Department continues to investigate a series of allegations against the Kelowna RCMP - an investigation that began at the same time Romanchuk took a leave of absence.   (CBC)    MORE:   Outsiders ask to investigate    Cops chastised


Surrey crime stats

SURREY - New statistics show that violent crime rose overall in Surrey, BC, last year -- but the number of murders went down by more than 30%.   (CP)   REPORT:   2014 Surrey Crime Stats reports 


Mountie rammed by cab

VANCOUVER - The Mountie, whose name hasn't been released, is not facing criminal charges in the incident, but cab driver Rashid Ahmad has filed a civil lawsuit against him.    (CTV)   

New commanding officer

VANCOUVER - The RCMP in BC have named Assistant Commissioner Brenda Butterworth-Carr as the division's new commanding officer.  Butterworth-Carr takes over the position from deputy commissioner Craig Callens, who is retiring after holding the commanding officer position for 5 years. (CBC)  MORE:   New commanding officer    RCMP news release 


Attackers avoid prison

KAMLOOPS - 2 men who attacked a Mountie during a traffic stop and left him unconscious on the side of a rural road won't be going to jail.  (Kamloops This Week)



VANCOUVER - Daniel Peter Rintoul, 38, died in a confrontation with officers outside a 2830 Bentall St store on Nov 10.   (CTV) MORE:   Investigators seek witnesses, videos    IIO missing the obvious, again   Armed robber shot dead   Suspect shot   Suspect took hostage


Aggressive arrest

VANCOUVER - RCMP are looking into how Mounties handled an arrest of two seniors at a Vancouver-area hotel that was captured on a video that is circulating online.  (Global)   MORE:   New West police to review arrest    Seniors dragged down stairs


Officer involved shooting

NANAIMO - IIO has been deployed to Nanaimo following an officer-involved shooting near a local church that turned fatal.    (CTV)   MORE:   Police watchdog called in    Fatal police shooting    Officer involved shooting


Mountie charged

LILLOOET - A statement from the RCMP says an internal audit and review of the Lillooet detachment's evidence locker was done in February 2015.  A sergeant with the detachment has been charged with 4 counts of breach of trust and 4 counts of theft. (CP)


IIO clears officer

VANCOUVER - Naverone Christian Landon Woods, 23, from Hazelton, was shot by Transit Police at a Safeway near the Surrey Central SkyTrain Station the morning of Dec. 14, 2014.   (CTV)  REPORT:   Surrey Death 2014-000224  .pdf


Officer acquitted

NANAIMO - In Sept 2009, Constable David Pompeo shot William Gillespie during a traffic stop in Chemainus.  In 2013, Pompeo was found guilty of aggravated assault, but a year later won an appeal for a new trial.  (Global)   


Hit-and-run study

VANCOUVER - Irwin Cohen realized there was a dearth of data looking at those who flee the scene of a serious collision.  (Globe & Mail)   MORE:   DDACTS 


No change

ABBOTSFORD - The Criminal Justice Branch says the off-duty officer was driving home on the evening of Dec. 26, 2014, when a skateboarder entered an intersection on a red light and landed on the off-duty officer's windshield.  Marcus Larabie, 14, died in hospital several hours later.    (CBC)   MORE:   Teen dies   Pedestrian struck   Teen was longboarding   


Suspended sentence

TERRACE - RCMP Const. Bruce Lofroth now has a criminal record after being handed a suspended sentence with one year of probation for an assault on a youth in 2014.  The assault charge stemmed from a video, taken May 28, 2014, that showed an officer physically restraining a male person who was on the ground in front of a business on Lazelle Ave. (Terrace Standard)   MORE:   No jail time  Officer investigated   Terrace Standard 


6 day suspension

VANCOUVER - A rookie Vancouver police officer captured on video pushing a disabled woman to the ground has been handed a 6-day suspension after waiting more than 4 years for a conclusion.  (Globe & Mail)    



SMITHERS - A 61-year-old Wet'suwet'en elder is filing a formal complaint claiming police used excessive force when an officer shoved her to the ground for refusing to answer questions about an alleged theft.   (CBC)



QUESNEL - A man who had his tooth knocked loose by a police officer at a NW BC detachment's booking counter has been found guilty for the reason he was punched - threatening to put the cop's daughter in the trunk of his car.   (Sun Media) 


2 charged

VANCOUVER - 2 people have been charged following an incident that prompted RCMP officers to open fire on a fleeing vehicle.  PREVIOUS:   Mounties open fire   RCMP fire shots   Police shooting 


Excessive force

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver police officer used excessive and unnecessary force when he punched a driver three times during a traffic stop in 2012, said a ruling by BC's police watchdog.  (CP) 


6 months

VICTORIA - Former RCMP officer Dale Lee Sheets was sentenced to 6 months behind bars.  Sheets pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography in October.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Mountie facing charges   Mountie discharged  



VANCOUVER -  James Ward, who was once an officer in Surrey, BC, claimed in court documents the force didn't act on, or didn't have, sufficient procedures in place to treat or counsel officers who experience trauma on duty.  (CP) 


Not a cash grab

VANCOUVER - An increase in the number of traffic surveillance cameras at intersections has resulted in a 506% increase in the number of offences in Richmond, BC, in 2011. (CBC)   MORE:  BC Red light cameras   Red light camera   Watchdog probe   Privacy concerns 


Older phones not as sensitive

VANCOUVER - The BC Court of Appeal is examining whether it was legal for the RCMP to search 2 BlackBerry phones seized from a suspect following a 2006 kidnapping in Richmond.   (CP)  COMMENT:   Case wrong one for BCCLA to champion   Search cellphone only with a warrant    


VPD cold case website

Vancouver police have launched a new website to help them crack 313 unsolved murder cases.   MORE:   8 cold cases  



VANCOUVER - A man has been arrested after ramming 6 marked police cruisers with 2 stolen vehicles in a Burnaby mall parking lot.   (Global)   MORE:   Suspect rips sprinkler from ceiling 


Transit custody death

VANCOUVER - A 41-year-old Surrey man arrested under the Mental Health Act died in the custody of Transit Police.   (CTV) 


IIO takes VPD to court

VANCOUVER - IIO, BC's police watchdog is taking VPD Chief Adam Palmer and 7 of his officers to court over what it considers a lack of cooperation with an investigation into the fatal shooting by cops of a man outside a Canadian Tire store last year.   (Vancouver Sun)   

IIO files against VPD

Competence questioned

IIO, police at an impasse

Battle on

 IIO's latest

Charges to be considered

Police shooting

Police shot man  

Shooting shows officers bravery, IIO incompetence

Complaints against BC police

OPCC 2015-2016 annual report  .pdf 

IIO report 

IIO wants further review

IIO said

IIO and police transparency

Circus never ends

Wouldn't seek 2nd term

Conditional discharge

Mountie charged with assault

Officers cleared in gun battle  


IIO BC cases

Mountie charged

Woods inquest continues

Still no answer 

Salmon Arm police shooting

Suspect shot while fleeing police


Watchdog to change policy

IIO chief won't be missed

May have

Seeking standards    

Mounties not at fault

Officer cleared

Nothing but sour grapes   

IIO investigating

IIO is struggling to be relevant

IIO released jurisdiction

IIO called in

Lipstick on a pig 

Something's got to give with IIO

IIO not commenting 

Leadership inquiry into IIO

Investigation launched

Morale went downhill fast

Government investigating IIO

Expect force

IIO Clear statement  .pdf

Report to crown 

Charges approved  .pdf 

No charges approved  .pdf  

Nearly a year later still no answers from IIO

For Fawkes sake   

Former cop defends officers

Watchdog puts cloud over cops

Officers may have committed offence

Watchdog facing issues

Shooter charged

Committee IIO report   .pdf 

Committee to review the IIO

Jury rejects sex discrimination claim

Cops protecting cops fiction

IIO investigation

IIO takes over probe

Gunshot ends standoff

IIO needs a change

Tough reputation

Cops - fire Rosenthal

Watchdog wants sharper teeth 

IIO end of year summary 2014 

IIO supplemental report

Report on shooting   .pdf  

Watchdog orders review

IIO cases

IIO Surrey firearm death  .pdf

IIO fatal shooting in Surrey 


Charges approved   

VICTORIA - Criminal charges have been approved against Kenneth Jacob Fenton in the traffic death of RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett on Vancouver Island.  Beckett, 32, was killed in the early morning of April 5 when the marked police car she was driving was struck by a pickup truck in the Victoria suburb of Langford, BC.   (CBC)   

Impaired charge approved

 Accused sued over another crash     

Another crash

Driver ID'd  

Sarah Beckett

IIO investigating crash

RCMP issued a statement

Mountie memorial

 National Memorial Service

Regimental funeral
Thousands pay tribute
Funeral for officer
RCMP statement
Officer killed
Witness speaks
ID'd driver released 



GRANISLE - 2 people identified by neighbours and relatives as Shirley Williams, 77, and her son Jovan are dead after shots were fired involving police in Granisle.   (Smithers Interior News)  

Police involved shooting

2 killed during confrontation

IIO called in

No answers

RCMP stand-off at their home in Granisle

Investigation delays

IIO and police transparency   


Shooting audio posted 

VANCOUVER - A YouTube user posted an audio recording identified as an exchange between emergency officials on the morning Hudson Brooks was killed. The recording includes a statement by a female officer indicating '(I) think I shot myself.'  Brooks, who would have turned 22 Thursday, died around 2:30am on July 18, 2015, after what police initially described as a physical struggle outside of the South Surrey RCMP detachment.  (Peace Arch News)    

Justice for Hudson

Wasn't suicidal

Witnesses critical

Mom has to wait to see son's body

New developments

Police shooting

Mountie may have been shot by fellow officer

Police shooting 


Mountie cleared

DAWSON CREEK - The RCMP officer who fatally shot a man associated with the hacker group Anonymous last year will not be facing charges.  James Daniel McIntyre, 48, was killed outside a public hearing for the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam in Dawson Creek on July 16, 2015.  (CTV)  

IIO 2015-000104  .pdf  

Police 'begged' activist to put down the knife 


Not guilty

Questions into IIO investigation

Officer ordered to stand trial

16 years

Crown stays charges 

Conditional discharge

Police shooting

No charges against cops

Found guilty

IIO probing death

Stabbing at care home    

Unpleasant realities of policing

Michael Webster

Suspect dies in hospital

Mountie charged

Carjacker accuses cop of shooting at him 

Officer charged in shooting

IIO charges approved  .pdf    

RCMP shooting

In-custody death accidental

2006 In-custody Deaths   .pdf     

Police shooting

Addict had untreated mental issues  

Police shooting victim ID'd

History of impaired driving

Police shooting

Man shot at traffic stop

Mountie shoots suspected drunk driver 

Police involved shooting     



Suspect dead

Suspect in shootout is dead

Suspect killed

Suspect shot by police  

Village locked down


RCMP reach out to suspect

Stabbing victim speaks out     

Police shooting

Suspect shot by police


Attempted 'suicide by cop' 

Mountie charged

Mountie charged

IIO investigating 

Fatal collision

Shot man dies

IIO murder probe

RCMP accused

Officers cleared

VPD accused

No wrongdoing

Adrian Oliver  

Officer identified 

Couple sues police

Use of force probe

Man shot by police

Mountie shoots knife-wielding man 

Officer was speeding

Police shooting

Police involved shooting 

Police not at fault  

Chase preceded crash

In-custody death

Watchdog investigates crash 

No charges

IIO investigations   

In custody death 


Man was threatening spouse's life

There may be some hope    

Shooting inquest

Jury wants cameras in all cop cars

In custody death

Mountie was speeding   

Woman with a machete

Mountie not guilty

Mountie cleared

Mountie cleared 

3 officers arrested

Suspect killed in police shootout

In custody death update

E-mail porn scandal

Digital bloopers  

Mountie charged

Officers cleared

The other shoe drops

Reality at odds with picture painted

Chief Chu's memo to VPD members

Police kill knife-wielding man

Machete standoff ends 

Officer dead after collision

Family of fallen thanks public 


Mountie charged

Let the punishment fit the crime 

Tough times ahead for police

RCMP shooting  

RCMP didn't shout warning    

Mounties cleared  

Father angry 

Officers cleared

Shooting victim named 

Woman hit and killed

Officer cleared


Man dead, 6 officers injured

VANCOUVER - One man is dead and 6 Vancouver police officers were taken to hospital following an altercation that involved the use of "chemical agents" in an attempt to subdue him.  (CBC)  

Police shooting 

No charges approved   .pdf  

Police involved shooting  

Restraint device justified 

Police shooting in Surrey

Charge in police shooting

Police shooting

New chief

Adam Palmer

Chief retires

Jim Chu

Man identified  

Officer involved shooting


Police involved shooting

Police shooting

Police shooting

Office smashes window

YouTube video of VPD sergeant

Viral video

Chief defends officer   

IIO investigates


'Nothing to provoke police'

Broken window theory 

Officer charged   

Shooting captured on video

Deceased identified 

Police shooting

Shooting at open house

2 men involved in RCMP shooting

Anonymous attack on RCMP website   

Police shooting

Man identified

Cop charged

Officer cleared

RCMP cleared

RCMP cleared in shooting 

Police involved shooting

Probe launched

Cop pulled from duty

Cops run amok

Mountie convicted

Cop stabbed in prison

A clean house    

Officer recovering

US BC mysteries solved

Police, firefighters fall into icy river

Cop shot during training exercise

Knife-wielding man shot

Police shooting

Mountie charged

2nd Mountie charged

Mounties shot at  

3 arrested

Shots fired at RCMP


Guilty plea

Cop now pleading guilty  

Man sues RCMP

Mounties respond

More allegations  


Decision reserved

Officer on trial for assault

Mountie attacked

Officers plead guilty

Police accused  

Vancouver PD beat me up  

DJ Qualls   

Desk duty


Investigation dropped

VANCOVUER - The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner is dropping its corruption investigation into 11 members of the Abbotsford Police Department but will continue its probe of 3 other officers.  (CBC)

OPPC media statement  (.pdf)

Officer fired 

IIO press release  .pdf

Mounties face charges 

Impaired driving

Officer disciplined


Officer used excessive force

Video of the March 2010 incident

Cop arrested 

Officer resigns

Allegations of misconduct  

Officers investigated

Abbotsford Police Department

Much ado about nothing


Suspended with pay


Impaired charge

Bomb expert accused   

Officer facing charges

Guilty plea

Officers charged

Mountie acquitted

Not guilty

Mounties slammed for ogling

Mounties, guard charged 

Don't bash police

RCMP probe former cop 

Absolute discharge

Charge recommended

Mountie facing assault charge 

Mountie charged

Missing cocaine and cash

Brass say allegations tarnish

BC police complaints

New details  

Officer charged

Inquest wants non-lethal weapons

911 calls  

Cops on trial for bar fight  

Sequin guilty

Attempted murder charge   

'Agitated' man dies in custody

Officer charged

Charges stayed 

Call for public oversight of RCMP

Bad officers 2013

Bad Boys     

Guilty plea

Charges for off duty conduct    

Cop cleared

No charges 

Christopher Tom dies in Tofino cell

Distraught man shot  

Man shot 

Too many Police Chiefs

Cop takes chief to court

Jamie Graham


Budget shortfall

VANCOUVER - RCMP in BC will make staff cuts in a specialized gang unit and to their major crimes division to make up for a $4.2M budget shortfall next year.   (CTV)  

Austerity drive

Cuts to impact specialized units

Budget cuts hit gang unit 

Blended police teams  


BC policing plan   .pdf

2014 Crime Stat Reports

Threat risks

13-page report

Leo on gang force cuts


20 year deals

BC signs deal to keep RCMP

Province-wide cops won't happen

Feds play hard ball  

Talk of regional force  


Officer suing

VANCOUVER - Former Mountie Monty Robinson is suing the RCMP for ruining his career and reputation, claiming his access to legal funds was restricted to stop him from going public.   (CBC) 

Notice of civil claim  .pdf

Legal opinion   .pdf

Doust opinion   .pdf

Mountie sues

Officer suing  

Her husband a scapegoat

Pants on Fire  

Robert Dziekanski taser incident

Officer Rundel sues

Mountie says he was a scapegoat    

Hindsight is 20/20

Widow sues Mounties

2 years

To appeal conviction


Millington sentenced

Taxpayers on the hook

Convictions a charade  


BC Taser use down 87% 

New BC Taser standards  

Braidwood can find misconduct

Braidwood inquiry report

Not guilty of perjury

Not guilty of lying  

Time to move on

Not always as they seem

Death ruled a homicide

RCMP admits mistakes

Apology was not genuine  

RCMP to settle

'A battle of experts'

Expert witness

Braidwood ruling  .pdf 

Mountie's perjury conviction a travesty

Mountie lied

Guilty of perjury

Guilty of perjury

Mountie lied   

Statements allowed

'Wouldn't be a big deal'  

Taser fight back in court

Braidwood resumes

Walking in the rain

Inquiry shows police at their worst

No charges

Canada inquiry told of Taser use

'Agitated delirium'

'Combative stance' 


Tasered man dies

VANCOUVER - The IIO has taken over the case involving the death of a man tasered by police in Burnaby.   (CTV)  

Police incident

Tasered man dies 

Mounties cleared

Suspect Tasered

Police Taser woman 'wielding knife'

Probe a waste of time

VPD: Officer-Involved Shooting

The cops are the good guys

Taser death 

Tasering on camera

Police Taser teen wielding a knife

No charges

Pen not a knife

RCMP cleared  

Coroner's jurors urge more Tasers

A class act

Reality at odds

youtube: video

Chief Graham's internal e-mail   .pdf 

Anti-police knees jerk on cue 

No charges

VANCOUVER - No charges have been approved against 2 police officers after suspects in separate incidents were bitten by service dogs, BC's Criminal Justice Branch says. (CP)

IIO investigations involving Police Service Dogs  .pdf 

Moving to Minimum Force   .pdf

Police dog injuries

Pivot Legal Society    

Police dog bites

Police respond

Bite me

Dog bites teen during arrest

Good Samaritan mauled

BC dogs bite more

RCMP sued

Complaint filed

Police dogs die

2nd police dog dies


Community service

VANCOUVER - 2 Transit Police officers found guilty of assaulting a construction worker at a downtown Vancouver SkyTrain station have been given conditional discharges.  Bruce Shipley and Alfred Wong must serve 25 hours of community service for the incident, which happened in Feb 2012 at Granville Station.  (CTV) 

Man identified

Man ID'd

Transit rebuked for releasing details

Should Transit have guns?

Smoke and Mirrors

Transit cops guilty

Transit cops found guilty

Transit report was altered

2 Transit police face charges

Transit cop suspended 


Off duty officer charged

PENTICTON - James McIntosh, 5, was riding his bike across a busy intersection on Sept. 15, 2015, with his brother and father at his side, when he was struck by a truck making a right turn.  The truck was driven by Const. Ace Jimmy Stewart, who was off-duty at the time.  Stewart has been charged with driving without due care and attention.   (CTV)  

IIO recommendation

Boy struck

Boy killed

Child struck by cop dies

Police involved collision 


Surveillance book

VANCOUVER - A surveillance book detailing the movement of key suspects in the Surrey Six murder case was left in the former home of an undercover officer for 4 years.   (CBC) 

Misconduct trial delayed


Guilty plea

Mountie resigns

RCMP charged



Ex-officer sues

VANCOUVER - BC Solicitor General Kash Heed is being sued for defamation by Doug Bruce.  (CTV) 

New police chief

Cops retire

Hypocrites need to move on

West Vancouver Police

Kash Heed

West Vancouver Police Board


Mountie fights back

VANCOUVER - Cpl James Brown claims that Grant Wakefield improperly gained access to those photos, mixed them in with photos of a different man committing violent sexual acts, and presented them all to local media.  Also sued is Vancouver lawyer Cameron Ward.  (CTV)  

Search warrants unsealed

RCMP using extraordinary measures

In olden days a glimpse

Possible misconduct

Bondage photos rock RCMP

Top cop 'embarrassed' 


Court petition

VICTORIA - Frank Elsner has filed a petition with the BC Supreme Court to have the external investigations by the office of the Police Complaints Commission stayed.  In court documents Elsner says he wants to resign, but can't until the matter is resolved.  (CTV)  

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner 

New allegations

Chief steps aside

Order for investigation  .pdf 

OPCC order for external investigation   .pdf  

Police chief suspended 

Union has no confidence

Chief's future part of ongoing talks 


Ian Bush shooting

VANCOUVER - The chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP has concluded the officer who shot Ian Bush in an RCMP station in Houston, BC, acted in self-defence, and that the police investigation into the shooting was conducted fairly and without conflict of interest. 

Former prosecutor cites police 'failure'

Larry Campbell 

Officer cleared

Paul Boyd

Expert questioned

Paul Boyd was shot 8 times   


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