Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Suspected Newman cop killer arrested in Bakersfield

The suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a small-town police officer in Stanislaus County that prompted a statewide manhunt was arrested early Friday in Bakersfield, officials said. (SF Gate)
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  • Officer down

    Ontario’s ombudsman urged the OPP to make changes to prevent suicide among its members in 2012. Twelve officers have died by suicide since then. The Fifth Estate reveals what the OPP missed - and looks at what can be done to fix what some call a culture of bullying and harassment. (CBC News)

    ‘Nothing to see here, folks’: What Canadians are increasingly being told about national security matters

    Whoddunit? What happened? Why’d it happen? It’s only natural that human beings will ask these questions if a shooting happens in their neighbourhood, a vehicle rams into pedestrians, or people in their city are arrested for having explosive devices. So natural that there are entire genres of books, movies and TV shows devoted to people asking these questions and doggedly pursuing answers. (Toronto Sun)

    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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  • A good man, a bad cop and a measure of justice
  • 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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  • 'People are afraid to speak up': Wet'suwet'en member defends her support for pipeline
  • Three officers shot in Cedar Park, Texas, suspect barricaded with hostages

    Police in Texas say three officers have been shot and wounded injured in a shooting in Cedar Park, 20 miles outside downtown Austin. The suspect is barricaded inside a home and the situation remains active. 'At this time we can confirm three Cedar Park Police Officers have been shot,' the force tweeted at around 5:20pm local time. (Daily Mail)

    Photo of police officer breastfeeding malnourished infant goes viral

    BUENOS AIRES - A police officer in Argentina performed a "gesture of love" after she heard a crying baby that needed to be fed. Officer Celeste Ayala breastfed the malnourished infant, a moment that was captured in a photo and went viral on social media. (CBS News)

    One teen dead, second arrested after construction site incident

    OTTAWA - A 17-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries in what police describe as a collision at a Barrhaven construction site Monday night. (Ottawa Citizen)
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    Waterloo regional Police sergeant charged with attempted murder

    A Waterloo Regional Police sergeant has been charged with attempted murder by the Special Investigations Unit after a man was shot in Cambridge in March. (The Record)

    Ultimate respect as gang squad officer laid to rest

    VANCOUVER - Hundreds of family and friends gathered at Delta’s Riverside Funeral Home Saturday to pay final respects to retired Abbotsford Police Sgt. Shinder Kirk. (The Province)

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