Tuesday, July 7, 2020

RCMP officer’s handgun, magazines, radio stolen at Sherway Garden Mall

Toronto police say someone stole an RCMP officer’s handgun, magazines and radio at Sherway Gardens Mall in Etobicoke on Wednesday night.Investigators say that sometime between 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday night, a black satchel with a blue stripe on it was taken by an unknown suspect at Sherway Gardens Mall. The satchel was removed from the back of a chair. (CP24)

Edmonton police lay charges in bank robberies involving explosives

A man accused of detonating explosives in a pair of brazen, violent attacks on armoured car guards last year may have been in the process of planning his next robbery, Edmonton police said Tuesday, announcing charges in the cases. (Edmonton Journal)
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Two police officers seriously injured in hit and run

BURNABY - RCMP are urging the public to check dash-cam and security footage after the driver of a stolen car struck and badly injured two officers Monday morning. Cpl. Michael Kalanj said the officers, both members of the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service team, were standing beside their vehicle in the 5000-block of North Fraser Way near Glenlyon Parkway at about 11:30 a.m. when they were struck by a westbound car that then fled the area. (Vancouver Sun)
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Dead killers recorded video taking responsibility for three B.C. murders

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky used a digital camera taken from botanist Leonard Dyck to record several videos of themselves taking responsibility for Dyck’s murder, as well as the murders of Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler, before they died in an apparent suicide pact. (Vancouver Sun)

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)

Former Victoria police chief receives unprecedented penalty

VICTORIA - Former Victoria police chief Frank Elsner will never wear a police uniform in Canada again. Although Elsner resigned in May 2017, his service record will now show that he committed eight acts of misconduct under the Police Act which would have resulted in his dismissal from policing. (Victoria Times Colonist)
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  • Former NHL great Belfour arrested in hotel on mischief, intoxication charges

    Former National Hockey League star goaltender Ed Belfour was arrested early Tuesday morning at a downtown Bowling Green hotel, where police say he caused damage to the property and was "manifestly under the influence of alcohol to a point he was a danger to himself and others," according to an arrest report. (Bowling Green Daily News)

    Vancouver storefronts impassable due to garbage, human waste and open drug use

    Business owners trying to reopen in the downtown core are coming into conflict with homeless people who have taken shelter in parks, plazas and storefronts during the public health emergency. “Things have gone from good, to bad, to downright ugly,” said Stephen Regan, executive director of the West End Business Improvement Association. “It’s a perfect storm with businesses that are closed that have awnings and alcoves — those tend to be good places to hunker down for the evening or even a full day or a week.” (Vancouver Sun)

    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)
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    Bodies of B.C. murder suspects found, manhunt over

    The bodies of two B.C. homicide suspects have been found following a police hunt that lasted three weeks and stretched across four provinces. Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, were found dead in dense brush near the community of Gillam, Manitoba RCMP announced at a news conference on Wednesday. (The Province)

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