Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ford government fires OPP Deputy Commissioner

TORONTO - The Ford government has fired the outspoken Ontario Provincial Police deputy commissioner Brad Blair.Blair has been a fierce critic of the Progressive Conservatives' appointment of Toronto police Supt. Ron Taverner as the next chief of the OPP. He was fired Monday morning. (CBC)

Former Surrey Six Mountie stuck with massive legal bill

Derek Brassington, a one-time member of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, had his application for $255,383 reviewed and rejected by federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. (The Province)

New surveillance video appears to show George Floyd in struggle with police before being taken to the ground

Shocking new surveillance video appears to show George Floyd in a violent struggle with Minneapolis police before his death. Floyd can't be seen in the footage, but one cop can be seen leaning through the back door and visibly struggling with him. (Daily Mail)

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)

Alberta RCMP looking for two missing 12-yr-olds

Alberta RCMP are looking for two missing 12-year-olds believed to be travelling together. Rhianna Pelletier of Innisfail and Nicolas Givotkoff of Red Deer were both reported missing on Jan. 14. (CBC News)

At least 68 arrested in Louisville protests

At least 68 people were arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, as crowds marched Tuesday over the death of Breonna Taylor, police said.The protests were largely peaceful but a large group of demonstrators "crossed several intersections, creating dangerous situations as traffic continued to try to make its way in the area," Robert Schroeder, interim chief for the Louisville Metro Police Department, told reporters. (CNN)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Vancouver cops detained in Cuba back home

VANCOUVER - The families of two British Columbia police constables who had been detained in Cuba following an assault allegation say they have been declared innocent and returned home. (Globe & Mail)

Police fatally shoot man

CORNER BROOK - An on-duty police officer with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Corner Brook shot and killed a man on Tuesday night. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on Carriage Lane. (CBC)

Two women dead, suspect shot and wounded by Montreal police

Two women are dead and the suspect in their killing has been hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with police on Saturday. The 59-year-old was arrested, and is expected to appear in court Sunday by teleconference. (CTV)

2 children dead, 10 wounded in crash with stolen police vehicle

DAYTON - Police in Dayton, Ohio say a suspect in a stabbing stole a police SUV and crashed it into a van carrying children, killing two of them. In all, at least 10 people, including the suspect, were sent to hospitals. (WLWT)

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