Saturday, January 23, 2021

Edmonton police officer suspended, suspected of giving information to Hells Angels

EDMONTON - An Edmonton police officer has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, city police said Friday. (CBC)

IIO called in after fatal police shooting in Shawnigan Lake

The IIO, a police watchdog agency, has been called in after officers shot and killed a man who RCMP said confronted them with a knife at a Vancouver Island home. (The Province)

Man shot and killed by Edmonton police at apartment where woman held, assaulted

EDMONTON - A man wanted for assault and unlawful confinement of a woman at a Gold Bar home was shot and killed by Edmonton police Wednesday night, the second deadly officer-involved shooting in just over a week. (Edmonton Journal)

Ex-Montreal Homicide Detective says police never had to spy on journalists

André Bouchard, a former high-ranking Montreal police officer, says that in his day, officers never would have dreamed of spying on journalists. "We didn't even have to do that. If we had a real problem back in those days, we'd actually go see the journalist," Bouchard told CBC Montreal's new podcast Montreapolis in a wide-ranging interview, as he reflected on his long career. (CBC)

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Surrey’s police plan

Now that Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum has finally released his vision for a new local police force, it’s time to break down the good, the bad and the ugly of his master plan. (The Province)

Police Chief puts bail system in his sights

TORONTO - Chief Mark Saunders is 100% right that bailing out a broken justice system which routinely releases criminals on gun charges is lunacy. He didn’t quite say it that way. But his message was clear. (Toronto Sun)

Suspect surrenders after daylong standoff

A lengthy police standoff in the Brier Park neighbourhood of Brantford ended late Friday evening with the arrest of a 32-year-old man. Hamilton Police say that with the help of negotiators, Jamie Dryden of no fixed address surrendered himself to police just before midnight. (Brantford Expositor)

Father of man shot by police says son is paralyzed from waist down

The father of a Black man who was shot, apparently in the back, by police in Kenosha, Wis., says his son has been paralyzed from the waist down. Jacob Blake's father told the Chicago Sun-Times that he was told his son was shot eight times during the Sunday evening confrontation with police, which was captured on cellphone video and led to two nights of unrest in the city between Milwaukee and Chicago. (CBC)
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  • Man arrested after ramming car through door, speeding onto runway at Lyon airport

    PARIS — Pursued by police vehicles, a man smashed a stolen car Monday into security barriers at two airports in Lyon, southeast France, and then crashed through two glass doors of a terminal and sped onto the runway, before being arrested. (National Post)
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  • Pride Toronto’s change of heart on cops is all about the money

    TORONTO - Hidden between the mumbo-jumbo about “conversations, dialogue, safe spaces, social justice, intersection and having time to heal” in Pride’s statement Tuesday is the real reason why Toronto cops have been deemed good enough to march in next year’s parade. (Toronto Sun)