Man shot by police ID'd
- Family members have identified Cavin Poucette, 26, as the victim of
Thursday morning's shooting. ASIRT
is investigating the actions of the RCMP members.
Family mourns man shot
Officer involved shooting
WHITEFISH LAKE FN - A male is dead after being fatally injured by
an RCMP officer at a residence at Whitefish Lake First Nation.
Confrontation with RCMP
Off-duty Mountie killed
EDSON - The
cyclist, who has been identified as Const Austin MacDougall, was
pronounced dead at the scene.
Justin Lyle Jensen, 35, of Yellowhead County has been charged
with impaired driving causing death and refusing to comply with the
demand of a peace officer.
Mountie killed Mountie
from Aldergrove killed
Operation Cold Start
CALGARY - Police started a campaign called Operation Cold Start in Dec
and in 1 week, found 885 vehicles that were unlocked and left running
with the keys inside.
Patrol officers were placed in those areas and were able to act
quickly whenever a stolen vehicle was reported and make an arrest.
Ralph Stephens, 27, was fatally shot as police executed a warrant for
first-degree murder charges in the death of Lorenzo Bearspaw, also 27,
who was reported missing on Jan 3 by a family member.
Man killed during investigation
Man opened fire on police
Prince Albert Police Service
will be the first in North America to try cutting-edge technology for
first responders. Officers
will use the
Building Tactical Information System,
which shows building layouts and floor plans on smartphones and
BOW ISLAND -
Const. Elliot Teed of the Bow Island RCMP detachment faces one count
of sexual assault and two counts of breach of trust stemming from the
incident on Feb. 12, 2015.
- AB's police watchdog has determined a Mountie didn't do
anything wrong when he shot a man in the head who fired a rifle at 2
officers on Dec 1, 2015 near Edson.
RCMP went to a home to arrest Mickell Clayton Bailey, 19,
the lone suspect in the murders of a man, woman and teenage girl found
in a rural Alberta home a few days prior.
ASIRT investigation .pdf
- RCMP have laid charges against Brent Allen Tchir, 53, in connection
to a collision that left an RCMP officer in hospital. Police
said, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle+.
EDMONTON - As Marianne Ryan looked out on a
crowd of 300 officers gathered at RCMP headquarters in Edmonton to
mark her last day as the top officer in the province, she made an
'The greatest honour that you could
pay me going forward is to be kind and respectful to each other,' she
new commanding officer
Crown should handle bail hearings
EDMONTON - A review ordered after the fatal
shooting of a Mountie in Alberta suggests police officers should not
have to stand in at bail hearings that immediately follow an arrest.
The review concludes that Crown
prosecutors should instead be present at all such hearings.
Alberta bail review
Sheriff sues accused for $4M
CAMROSE - An Alberta sheriff has launched a
$4M lawsuit against a woman who was convicted of assaulting him during
a traffic stop 2 years ago.
Officer involved shooting
- Following a confrontation, the suspect was shot by one of the
ASIRT has now confirmed the teen,
17, took the knife from behind the butcher counter while in the
- RCMP said Ronald Patrick Makar was arrested at the Wood Buffalo RCMP
detachment in AB, where he works.
- Months after a man was shot and killed by RCMP, as officers tried to
pull over a driver in the Ma-Me-O Beach area, police have laid charges
against 3 men. (CTV)
Province cancels funding
FORT MACLEOD - The province is calling it a
difficult decision but announced that it has cancelled funding for a
$122M police training college in southern Alberta. (CTV)
RIVER - RCMP said Corporal Mark Potts of Peace Regional RCMP
Detachment had been charged with assault causing bodily harm.
The allegation said Cpl. Potts assaulted a prisoner while
transporting him from Manning, AB, to Peace River.
Woman dies in police custody
- Police were investigating a domestic abuse report and say a
35-year-old woman was arrested and taken into custody around 11pm
She was found
unresponsive in her cell at about 3:30am Monday.
dead in cell
PORT OF SPAIN
- Dwayne Gibbs, a former Edmonton Police Services superintendent who
took the commissioner job a year ago in
Trinidad and Tobago, has had to deal with
imposing sweeping curfews as it takes on drug gangs. Gibbs's second in
command is Jack Ewatski, the former chief of police in Winnipeg. (CBC)
- A simple traffic stop rapidly turned into a serious altercation that
left a combative man Tasered by police and under guard in hospital.
Officers later found a sawed-off shotgun in the man's bag.