Victoria gets unwanted high-ranking on crime severity index - Victoria Times Colonist
Victoria police chief says workload is not being shared fairly. Regional force makes sense, says criminology professor.
Vancouver police Chief Adam Palmer appears to be the highest-paid chief constable in the country | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly
Calgary police officer sent to work with kids after discipline for sexually deviant behaviour at work | CBC News
A Calgary police officer facing charges connected to an indecent act was previously assigned to work with children after he was disciplined in a separate incident for on-the-job sexually deviant behaviour against a vulnerable person, CBC News has learned.
Community collaboration top priority for new East Village Safety Hub
The East Village Safety Hub will soon be opening in Calgary’s east end, offering full-time safety and community-support services in this vibrant and rapidly growing downtown neighbourhood.A partnership between Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), The City of Calgary, Calgary Police Service and Alpha House Society’s Downtown Outreach...
“Lethbridge is a safe community”: officials respond to Crime Severity Index report | Lethbridge News Now
Temitope Oriola: Review of events leading to Chinatown murders a test for police commission | Edmonton Journal
(1) Calgary Police had a ‘tumultuous’ year in 2021: chief - Calgary | Globalnews.ca
Calgary Police Service Chief Mark Neufeld said 2021 will go down as a “tumultuous” year in the history books, as he and the force’s senior leadership delivered their annual report to a city committee on Thursday.
The blue line gets thinner: Saskatchewan police services face recruitment challenge | CBC News
Chief Evan Bray says drop in public perception of police has made it harder to recruit new officers to the Regina Police Service. The RCMP is facing the same difficulties.
Man accused of dousing Winnipeg police chief with pitcher of water charged with assault | CBC News
A man is facing a criminal record after allegedly pouring a pitcher of water on Chief Danny Smyth of the Winnipeg Police Service at a Folklorama event over the weekend.
Bunibonibee Cree Nation locked down for safety Sunday as four people shot, chief says | CBC News
Two men and two teenage boys have been airlifted from a northern Manitoba First Nation to Winnipeg after being shot on Sunday, RCMP say.
Bear Clan gets financial boost from province to help keep Winnipeg safety patrols operating | CBC News
The Bear Clan is getting $200,000 from the province, half of which will be annual funding to help the group keep its front-line community safety patrols running.
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Why Jessica Beacham's death is being called 'emblematic of our failures as a city' | CBC News
Ahead of a hunger strike by people who work with Londoners living on the streets, family members and outreach workers talk about Jessica Beacham, whose death in the Thames River has spurred a hunger strike to call attention to deaths on the street.
Introducing Woodstock Police Chief Rod Wilkinson - 104.7 Heart FM
After serving as the Deputy Chief for two years, Rod Wilkinson is now the Chief of the Woodstock Police Service.
Indigenous group offers recommendations to Hamilton police after alleged assault by officer | CBC News
The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) is making recommendations to the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) to help address the "harm done by law enforcement agencies" against Indigenous peoples.
Board cannot remain silent on racist issue, says Wasauksing First Nation resident
Letter to the editor.
Police chief announces retirement after 38 years service - Bradford News
Chief Andrew Fletcher’s final day will be September 30
‘Guns and Gangs’ enforcement strategy a new way to tackle spread of gun violence - The Manitoulin Expositor
Citizens on Patrol volunteer defends program’s future - Sudbury News
Theo Reed is joining the push for the local program to be reinstated by Greater Sudbury Police Service as soon as possible, and contends Citizens on Patrol is more effective than one-off efforts conducted by community stewards with good intentions
Quebec Human Rights Tribunal rules in favour of Black man racially profiled by Repentigny police | CBC News
The Human Rights Tribunal of Quebec has ordered the City of Repentigny, Que., to pay a Black man $8,000 in damages after he was racially profiled by police.
Police working security nothing new, but more clarity needed, board chair says | CBC News
The chair of Halifax’s police board says more clarity is needed around the city’s policy for extra duty employment, a program where officers are paid an hourly rate by private companies, public bodies or events to work security in full uniform outside their normal working hours.
Final day of Black Canadian summit sees historic declaration | CBC News
The National Black Canadians Summit wrapped up in Halifax on Sunday with a declaration demanding justice and equality for Black Canadians.
N.S. Mountie admits 'I missed the mark' during early communications about mass killings | CBC News
One of the most senior RCMP officers in Nova Scotia admitted he "missed the mark" during early press conferences about the mass killings in Nova Scotia.
Moncton has spent $200K to keep old RCMP station safe as new facility is built | CBC News
A newly released report offers an inside view of a litany of fire and life-safety risks at the Codiac Regional RCMP station that have led Moncton to spend hundreds of thousands to address while building a new $57-million station.
Supreme Court rules not wearing condom against partner's wishes could lead to sexual assault conviction | CBC News
People who don't wear condoms during sex after being told to by their sexual partners can be convicted of sexual assault, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.
First Nations women don’t report domestic violence due to racism, court told | NITV
Academic Dr Marlene Longbottom discussed cultural issues that negatively affect police investigations of domestic and family violence.
Texas gun laws vs. Canada: Nova Scotia, El Paso shooting compared
After its worst mass shooting, Canada tightened gun control and forced a reckoning on gun violence. What can the U.S. learn from its neighbor?
House votes to reinstate 'assault weapons' ban for first time in decades - POLITICO
But Democrats struggled to unite around a separate policing package.
CDC Confirms Massive Racial Disparities in Overdose Deaths in 2020
Racist drug policing is fueling the crisis, but policy makers won’t talk about decriminalization.
Texas has run out of money to provide Narcan to police departments | The Texas Tribune
The state’s federally funded “More Narcan Please” program ran out of money in January, in part due to high demand. Advocates say Texas should invest more in the harm reduction effort.
Congress Clears Bill to Make Officer Suicides Eligible for Death Benefits - The New York Times
The bill would extend eligibility for the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program to families of officers who die by suicide after traumatic events on the job, including the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.