Sunday, March 29, 2020

OPP move in to Tyendinaga Mohawk rail blockade

Ontario Provincial Police moved Monday morning to clear a rail blockade on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. The blockade near Belleville has crippled both freight and passenger rail traffic in most of eastern Canada for nearly three weeks.(Toronto Sun0

Married off-duty cops stop armed robbery during date night

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown of Elizabethtown Police Department were enjoying a weekly date night on Feb. 15 at a branch of Raising Cane’s restaurant when they noticed something was wrong and sprung into action. (NBC)

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)

Terrorist in Trudeau’s India entourage arrested again in Surrey

Jaspal Atwal, the convicted terrorist and attempted assassin at the heart of Justin Trudeau’s disastrous India trip, was arrested in Surrey, B.C. on Monday. He is alleged to have been making threats to a former coworker in the Vancouver suburb. (True North)

Cops turn blind eye to indigenous protesters

TYENDINAGA TOWNSHIP — Via and CN Rail are not allowed at this crossing — and neither is the Toronto Sun. Says who? (Toronto Sun)
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  • Federal court certifies $1.1 Billion RCMP bullying, harassment class action

    The Federal Court has certified a $1.1-billion class action alleging RCMP leadership fostered and condoned an environment of systemic bullying, intimidation and harassment. (Global News)

    Second NYPD cop shooting just blocks from earlier Bronx assassination ambush

    An NYPD cop was shot in the arm by a gunman who walked into the 41st precinct stationhouse in the Bronx Sunday morning, less than twelve hours after an officer was shot two blocks away. (New York Daily News)

    Florida trooper stopped to help motorist shot and killed

    A veteran Florida trooper was fatally shot on Interstate 95 after pulling over to assist a disabled vehicle, police said. A passing off-duty police officer from another jurisdiction witnessed the shooting and killed the suspect, said Col. Gene Spalding, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. The suspect was later identified as Franklin Reed III. (CNN)

    Checkpoint protesters await next wave of police action

    People staying at the Gidimt'en checkpoint in Wet'suwet'en territory don't know when the RCMP will show up again, but they expect it will happen soon. The checkpoint, located at the 44 kilometre mark of the Morice West Forest Service Road, is a gated occupation site where an unknown number of people are staying in defiance of a B.C. Supreme Court injunction order — opting to instead dig in and assert Wet'suwet'en law, at the direction of the nation's hereditary chiefs. (CBC)

    Man gets life for murder of Abbotsford officer

    A B.C. police officer who worked tirelessly to create a positive, caring and fair-minded version of policing was shot from behind in the very uniform he tried to redefine, his wife says. (The Province)