Tuesday, February 7, 2023

VPD officers investigated over relationships with officer who took her own life

Internal investigations have been launched against two Vancouver police officers over their relationships with a subordinate who died by suicide in January. Const. Nicole Chan took her own life amid a battle with mental health and depression. But now, her family is speaking out for the first time, insisting there was another major stressor in her life leading up to her death. (CTV)

Cop who fatally shot man sues IIO

VANCOUVER - The RCMP officer who shot Peter de Groot to death back in 2014 is suing B.C.'s police watchdog for the stress he experienced during its years-long investigation. (CTV)

Weapons seized in wake of shooting

Two young men face a slew of charges stemming an investigation into a North York shooting that led to the seizure of a rifle and a handgun. Toronto Police say gunshots rang out in the residential area of Fenelon and Graydon Hall Drs. — near the Don Valley Pkwy. and Hwy. 401 — around 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. (Toronto Sun)

12 NYPD members have died from suspected cases of coronavirus

New York - he New York City Police Department has lost its 12th member to a suspected case of coronavirus. NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer Ramon Roman died on Sunday from coronavirus-related complications, according to a daily coronavirus report from the NYPD. (CNN)

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)

Former cop who blew whistle wants standing in B.C. money laundering inquiry

A lawyer says an inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia would not exist without the "courage" of an ex-police officer who spoke out about alleged "interference" with his mandate to investigate organized crime in casinos. (CBC)

Ex-Dallas police officer found guilty of murder for killing neighbour after mistakenly entering his apartment

DALLAS - A Dallas jury found former police officer Amber Guyger guilty on Tuesday of murder when she accidentally walked into a neighbor’s apartment thinking it was her own and shot him dead as he ate ice cream. (National Post)
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  • Vancouver cop from storied family suspended, demoted

    A Vancouver cop from a storied police family has been suspended without pay for six days and demoted in rank after an investigation into allegations that he assaulted a civilian while off-duty. (The Province)

    Police watchdog investigating officer involved shooting in Maple Ridge

    B.C.’s police watchdog is investigating after a man was shot dead Sunday in an officer-involved shooting in Maple Ridge. The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. said officers responded to a reported domestic incident around 1:10 p.m. in the 12400-block Colemore Street in Maple Ridge. (The Province)

    ‘If you don’t know the land, it will eat you up’: Manhunt for accused killers shifts to remote First Nations community

    It’s difficult to rush into York Landing, as police found when the manhunt for two suspected killers shifted to the remote community in northern Manitoba. Thankfully, it is also hard to rush out of it.(National Post)

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