EDMONTON — Alberta has a new top Mountie.
OTTAWA — The official charged with reviewing the controversial transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer from a medium security prison to an Indigenous healing lodge says she is comfortable with the decision to move Terri-Lynne McClintic.
Halton Region has maintained its position of having the lowest Crime Severity Index of all Canadian municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more for the 13th straight year, according to Statistics Canada’s annual report on crime in Canada. The report, entitled, “Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2017”, provides a detailed overview of crime statistics as reported by police services across the country.
During the 113th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), the association rewarded the accomplishments of select individuals and teams who have demonstrated initiative, innovation and exceptional service in the exercise of their duties.
Two Vancouver-area police officers continue to be held in Cuba for over an alleged sexual assault after six months, as reported earlier this month by the CBC, and one British Columbia congregation is doing what it can to help support them.
North American police departments have been using Twitter for operational and public relations purposes for more than a decade.
OTTAWA — Members of Canada’s black communities praised the federal government Tuesday for earmarking $10 million towards mental health programs, but they said Ottawa has yet to address their pressing request around outstanding pot possession charges — an issue that’s been raised from within the Liberal caucus.
OTTAWA — Officials behind the country’s system to alert mobile devices about impending natural disasters say there are still several kinks in the system to iron out, even as the alerts are being credited with saving lives just last week.
DUNROBIN, Ont. — Canada’s public safety minister says the federal government is playing a supporting role to provinces and municipalities as they back recovery efforts for communities battered last week by multiple tornadoes in the national capital region.
Congratulations to the Integrated Counterfeit Enforcement Team from British Columbia’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime branch, E Division—Financial Integrity for winning the Bank of Canada’s 2018 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeit Deterrence. The Bank presents this award annually to recognize outstanding criminal justice professionals and educators working to prevent the circulation of counterfeit bank notes in Canada.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), defining an active shooter as “one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area,” recently reported that thirty such incidents occurred in the United States in 2017. This number has steadily climbed in recent years, resulting in 1,174 casualties since 2014 (313 killed, 1,082 injured).
The Manitoba government has set new regulations expanding the roles of safety officers and Winnipeg’s cadets and river patrol unit to help improve public safety.
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