Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Police seek two missing teens after vehicle fire leads to body in northern B.C.

The RCMP and B.C. Coroners Service have both launched investigations following the discovery of a body near a highway pullout near Dease Lake in northwestern B.C. on Friday. (The Province)

Feds say officers’ lawsuit against RCMP shouldn’t proceed

OTTAWA - The federal government is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit against the RCMP over bullying and intimidation of members, saying the national police force already has a comprehensive policy on harassment and the Mounties have made strides toward modernization. (CTV)

RCMP Corporal charged criminally just for doing his job

The RCMP has long been a dysfunctional organization. That’s certainly not a secret given the class action lawsuits they have settled in matters of sexual harassment, bullying of subordinate officers by senior members and general mismanagement. (True North)

Hong Kong police make ‘largest ever’ seizure of explosives

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory. (CNN)

Man killed in standoff a ‘ticking time bomb’ inquest hears

PRINCE GEORGE - The sister of a man who was shot and killed in a standoff with police at a remote cabin south of Valemount described him as a “ticking time bomb” with a “history of violence,” a coroner’s inquest into his death heard Monday. (The Province)

No charges against NYPD cop in death of Eric Garner

The Justice Department won’t be filing charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, officials and family members said. (New York Daily News)

Country Thunder: RCMP made 46 arrests, issue 307 tickets during festival

The RCMP says a majority of the calls it responded to during this year’s Country Thunder festival were alcohol-related. The festival is now wrapping up, and the RCMP has provided final numbers on its enforcement activity over the weekend. (Regina Leader Post)

Chinese researcher escorted from infectious disease lab amidst RCMP investigation

A researcher with ties to China was recently escorted out of the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg amidst an RCMP investigation into what's being described as a possible "policy breach."

Newark cop shoots and kills ex-wife, wounds her boyfriend

A Newark police officer killed his ex-wife and wounded her boyfriend in shooting late Sunday night in Morris County before being arrested at his parents’ home on Monday morning, authorities said.(NJ.com)

RCMP helicopter, K9 help end crime spree in northeast Alberta

A crime spree east of Edmonton that culminated with the torching of a stolen vehicle has been smashed thanks to a joint police operation drawing in a helicopter, dog unit and a spike belt. (Edmonton Journal)