Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
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  • Chicago police officer found guilty in shooting death

    CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from officers. (CBC)
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  • Life on the dirtiest block in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO - The heroin needles, the pile of excrement between parked cars, the yellow soup oozing out of a large plastic bag by the curb and the stained, faux Persian carpet dumped on the corner. (WRAL)

    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)

    Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama

    German police say they now have an armed assailant at Cologne's main railway station "under control" and the woman he took hostage is receiving medical treatment. (BBC)

    Pride Toronto’s change of heart on cops is all about the money

    TORONTO - Hidden between the mumbo-jumbo about “conversations, dialogue, safe spaces, social justice, intersection and having time to heal” in Pride’s statement Tuesday is the real reason why Toronto cops have been deemed good enough to march in next year’s parade. (Toronto Sun)
    Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

    ISIS fighter more important to Canadian government than Canadian cops trapped in Cuba

    For seven months two Vancouver area police officers have been detained in Cuba facing an allegation of rape made by a fellow Canadian tourist. They were held in jail for seven days and once released were told they cannot leave the country as the investigation ran its course. (Prime Time Crime exclusive)

    Policing in the Age of perpetual offense

    By Bob Cooper Oscar winning Screen Actor Charlton Heston once said that political correctness is just tyranny with manners.  Fast forward a generation or two and you’ve still got the tyranny but the manners are long-gone.  Replaced with ‘safe spaces’, ‘micro-aggressions’, and ‘dog whistles’.  Dogma that uses denunciation, distortion, and smear to destroy those they disagree with by making their every utterance an act of Hate Speech in order that they be cast out as lepers.  But for the decency of a group of law students it might have claimed a very good policeman this week. S/Sgt. Bill Clark has been a larger than life figure in the Edmonton Police Homicide Unit for years.  During that time he’s worked any number of high-profile cases (Google Mark Twitchell) and cleared most of them.  Bill was popular with the local press because he took the time to talk to them and they could always count on a catchy quote at a murder scene. Bill is the kind of guy who makes the bosses nervous every time he steps in front of the cameras but who they’re all secretly thankful for because he can be counted on to deliver a high clearance rate each year making Homicide one of the places they don’t have to worry about.  That is, until someone complains. Bill recently took the time to speak to a group of students at the University of Alberta Law School.  This is a fairly common occurrence the same way defence lawyers and prosecutors are brought...

    SIU investigating after woman killed in police involved shooting

    HAMILTON - The province’s Special Investigations Unit has been called in following a police-involved shooting in Hamilton that left one woman dead. (City News)

    Vancouver cop from storied family suspended, demoted

    A Vancouver cop from a storied police family has been suspended without pay for six days and demoted in rank after an investigation into allegations that he assaulted a civilian while off-duty. (The Province)

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