Saturday, December 5, 2020

Oregon ‘hostage situation’ leads to multiple deaths

A reported "hostage situation" in Oregon on Monday led to a fatal shooting with multiple deaths, according to officials. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a news release the incident unfolded at 12:30 p.m. local time at a home in Salem over the possible hostage situation. A trained negotiator with the office's Hostage Negotiation Team then made a call to the suspect inside. (Fox News)

Politics take priority over policing in John Tory’s Toronto

In an ideal world, politics and the police should be arm’s length. Politicians should not interfere in the business of policing. Unfortunately, that is far from the truth in Canada’s largest city. (True North)

NYPD charge at, arrest BLM protesters amid diners

NEW YORK - Dramatic video shows NYPD officers, some in riot gear, arrest a group of protesters in the midst of outdoor diners in the West Village on Saturday night. (New York Post)

London cop shot dead after missing gun on searched suspect

A London cop was shot dead in his precinct early Friday while booking in a suspect — after officers failed to find his gun during an earlier search, according to reports. (New York Post)
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How police confusion and a killer’s duplicity led to ambush

While hunting for a Nova Scotia killer who was masquerading as an RCMP officer, a real Mountie was inside his marked cruiser waiting for a colleague. Then he spotted a police car approaching.  Const. Chad Morrison was apprehensive. Was this his colleague or the rampaging gunman? He had a photo of the suspect with him, sent with an alert for officers to be on the look out for him. He knew the killer was dressed as a Mountie. (National Post)

Two Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. (AP)

Man dead in Edmonton police involved shooting

Family members have identified a man killed during an officer-involved shooting in Edmonton Friday. Edmonton police responded to a report of a man with a weapon at a home near 118 Avenue and 69 Street around 4:15 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived they got into an altercation with a man and fired their weapons. Emergency medical services (EMS) was called to the scene where the man was declared dead. (Edmonton Sun)

4 arrested, officer injured, after Cambridge bank robbery leads to high-speed chase

Ontario Provincial Police say multiple suspects led officers on a high-speed chase to Mississauga after they allegedly robbed a bank in Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon. (CBC)
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Toronto police swarmed at protest dubbed ‘Takeover Toronto’

It was billed as a “Takeover Toronto” event and for a few minutes early Saturday, dozens of lawless troublemakers gave it their best shot. It was at least a Meadowvale Rd. takeover at the entrance to the Toronto Zoo. “About 100 vehicles blocked off the intersection of Meadowvale Rd. and Zoo Rd.” and were “performing stunts such as donuts and tire burnouts,” sources tell us. (Toronto Sun)

Protest erupts after police shoot knife wielding man in Lancaster, PA.

Protesters poured onto the streets of Lancaster, Pennsylvania Sunday night calling for “justice” — for a man shot dead by police while charging at an officer with a knife. (New York Post)

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