Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Tip leads police to 17 bodies at New Jersey nursing home

A tip of a body in a shed led Andover Police to one of New Jersey's largest nursing homes Monday evening where they found 17 bodies in the facility's morgue. The officers responding to the Andover Subacute and Rehab Center II didn't find a body in the shed, but employees asked them for assistance with the bodies in the morgue. (CNN)

VPD arrest 40 suspects for break-ins at shops closed by COVID-19

Vancouver police have arrested 40 suspects in connection with commercial break-and-enters at shops shuttered by COVID-19. The arrests come following an uptick in commercial break-and-enters last month after physical-distancing measures were ordered by health officials in an attempt to halt the spread of the virus. (The Province)

Toronto police get it right stopping knife-wielding man

An assailant who was violently waving a large knife begged Toronto Police to kill him. “Shoot me, shoot me,” he demanded. Toronto Police officers, several of whom were chased at knifepoint, didn’t oblige. (Toronto Sun)

Police investigation underway after 31 seniors die at residence in Montreal’s West End

MONTREAL - The deaths of 31 elderly residents at a long-term care home in Montreal’s West Island amid the COVID-19 pandemic has led to police and public health investigations as families scramble to speak to their loved ones. (CTV)

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)

Crime in the time of COVID-19

A new pattern of neighbourhood crime in the time of COVID-19 is emerging and it looks something like this: fewer traffic violations, less drunk driving, fewer frauds but way more domestic violence, commercial break-ins and stunt driving. (National Post)

Police dog recovering from 9 stab wounds to the head

LAKELAND, FL - A Polk County Sheriff's K-9 was stabbed in the head nine times with a kitchen knife after trying to detain a man accused of burglarizing a home. (Patch.com)

Phoenix police commander shot and killed, two other officers wounded

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department announced the passing of one of their own after three of their officers were shot Sunday. Two of the other officers are expected to recover. (Fox10)

‘Officers are scared out there’:Caronavirus hits police

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. - More than a fifth of Detroit’s police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. (AP)
  • Hundreds of NYPD officers test positive
  • Vancouver police have eyes on property crime during COVID-19 crisis

    Worried that thieves may be looking to take advantage of the number of businesses currently closed because of restrictions imposed to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, Vancouver’s police chief says measures are being taken to take on the concern. (The Province)