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Fatally injured

WHITEFISH LAKE FN - A male is dead after being fatally injured by an RCMP officer at a residence at Whitefish Lake First Nation.  (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   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.  (CTV)  MORE:   Mountie dies    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.   (CTV)  


Police shooting

MORLEY - 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.     (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect shot   Man killed during investigation   Man opened fire on police   Dead suspect armed with shotgun   


New technology

The 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 tablets.  (CBC)  


Assault charge

PEACE 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.   (CTV) 


Officer charged

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.  (CBC)


Justified shooting

EDSONAB'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.  (Global)   REPORT:   ASIRT investigation   .pdf   Police shooting


Woman dies in police custody

MASKWACIS - Police were investigating a domestic abuse report and say a 35-year-old woman was arrested and taken into custody around 11pm Sunday.  She was found unresponsive in her cell at about 3:30am Monday.    (CBC)   MORE:   Woman found dead in cell    


Officer charged

FORT MCMURRAY - RCMP report one of their own members is facing two charges after allegedly selling police database information.  The RCMP officer charged is Cst. Kyle Gordon Harrison.   MORE:   Mountie charged with bribery  


Police involved shooting

MORINVILLE - ASIRT have been called in to investigate after a man was fatal shoot by a RCMP member in Morinville.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police shooting 


Police shooting

LETHBRIDGE - Just after 11pm, two officers with the Lethbridge Regional Police Service were called to a disturbance complaint involving a weapon at a home in the city.  The officers discharged their firearms, striking a 26-year-old Bhutanese man who died from his injuries.  (Calgary Sun)    

Ryan retires

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 appeal.  'The greatest honour that you could pay me going forward is to be kind and respectful to each other,' she said.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shean new commanding officer   Marianne Ryan   Todd Shean


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.  (CBC)   REPORT:   Alberta bail review   .pdf    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.   (CBC)


Officer involved shooting

LETHBRIDGE - Following a confrontation, the suspect was shot by one of the responding officers.  ASIRT has now confirmed the teen, 17, took the knife from behind the butcher counter while in the grocery store.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   ASIRT called   


Officer charged

CARLYLE - RCMP said Ronald Patrick Makar was arrested at the Wood Buffalo RCMP detachment in AB, where he works.   (CTV)    



MA-ME-O BEACH - 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)   MORE:   Arrested 


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) 


Mounties recovering

BRENTON - The RCMP had been called to the home following a report that a 35-year-old man had been shot.  At about 3:30am on Sunday, the shooting started.  MORE:  Mounties wounded   2 Mounties injured   Mounties review tactics      



 MEDICINE HAT - ASIRT has cleared RCMP officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal chase that ended in the deaths of 2 people.  PREVIOUS:   Police pursuit death    


Police shooting

GRANDE CACHE - A suspected impaired driver who was shot and wounded by Alberta Mounties has been identified as a regular character on the reality TV show Mantracker.  (CP) 


Mountie punched

SLAVE LAKE - A 39-year-old High Prairie, AB, man is in custody after an RCMP officer was attacked and his cruiser stolen in Slave Lake.  (CBC)      



GRANDE PRAIRIE - 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.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect dies   Armed robbery suspect shot    


No charges

COLD LAKE - There will be no charges laid in a 2013 RCMP officer-involved shooting on Cold Lake First Nations.  (Sun Media)  


ASIRT investigating

WHITECOURT - RCMP officers in Whitecourt were conducting a traffic stop just after 10pm on Friday when a driver sped away, hitting 2 marked police vehicles in the process.  (CBC) 


Defamation lawsuit

CALGARY - While it was it was completely within Insp. Cal Wiltshire's power to order the removal of CPS Det. Leigh Elizabeth Happner as lead search warrant instructor with the ASLET program, the suit claims he chose not to - instead casting aspersions on her integrity with 'baseless and false information' to her superiors.  (Post Media)

Female officer quits

Review unearths claims

Officer avoids penalty

Public pain

Widespread dissatisfaction

Workplace review CPS 2013

Roger Chaffin

Calgary top cop on the defense, again

Chief's Facebook letter defends force

Formal complaints filed 

13 file complaints

Members file complaints 

Councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart had resigned 

Mayor apologizes to bullied cop

CPS rocked by scandals

Officer resigns

Officer publicly quits

Officer resigns  

Bullied and harassed

More cops sharing

City, police admit there is a problem

Bullied and harassed 

Review unearths claims

Police audit

Shocked at report

Rift on police commission


Police union vote

CALGARY - A majority of the members of Calgary's police union have voted in favour of allowing its president to continue to lead them while he faces charges of assault with a weapon and perjury.  The charges against Les Kaminski stem from an arrest in 2008 involving a man who was later acquitted, in part because a judge did not believe Kaminski and another officer were credible or reliable witnesses.   (CBC) 

Union president charged

2 officers charged

Police admit investigation should have been in 2011

Credibility questioned

President under investigation 


Police shooting

RED DEER - Police gunfire ended a Christmas Day rampage by a man driving a stolen front-end loader in central Alberta Friday.  And Red Deer RCMP say the unidentified 37-year-old man was sought by Mounties for a sexual assault and attempted murder earlier that day.  (Sun Media)  

Officers cleared

ASIRT officers' actions justified  .pdf 

ASIRT investigating

Imminent danger

'Excessive' force

'Excessive' force 


Historical murder conference

EDMONTON - The Victims of Homicide conference in Edmonton is meant to bring together victims' families and individuals who will explore the circumstances of those touched by murder.  As of March 17, 2017, the EPS historical homicide unit had 183 unsolved murders from 2014 and earlier.  (CBC) 

Secret murder

Move against access 

Officer shooting

Guilty plea from man shot by police 

Online help taking criminals off the streets

Photo radar under review

Paper terrorism

ASIRT investigating


Mountie charged

Mountie charged  

In custody death

Attempted arrest

Friends identify suspect killed

ASIRT investigate

Officer stole from crime scene

Police shooting

Sayler faces more charges

Officer facing charges 

Savin identified

Police shooting

Locked and loaded

Man with firearm shot

Officer involved shooting

Facing charges    

In custody death

EPS to roll out body cameras

Cops don't want to be lawyers

Crown need to attend bail hearings

Mental health concerns


Check on mental illness help    OIPRD 

Charges after officers assaulted

Guilty 'of not using enough force'

Police shooting

ASIRT called in

Officer dismissed

Shooting deemed justified

ASIRT investigating

Officer shot

Police involved shooting 

In custody death

Assault charges


Fundraiser for officers’' families  

Drives up costs

In custody death

10 years

New guidelines

Look inside crime fighting

The Squad causing controversy 


2 cops charged      

Officer fired   

Officer involved shooting

Man with a knife charged officers

No criminal charges  

ASIRT investigating 

10 years

Police dismissals

26 months

EPS calls for more ASIRT funding


Anti-violence plan  

Long term to tackling violent crime 

Homicide rate addressed

Edmonton on track toward record 

Police shooting

Use of lethal force under scrutiny 

Shooting justified

4 charged


Retired officer drowns

Police dog injured   


Firing upheld

Cop gets job back

Rob Furlong

Cop guilty

Tasered man dies

Assault charge

Injured man has died 

Going public 

Uniform updated  

Officer fired 

3 youths charged   

Dangerous driving

Officer charged in crash 

Cop swarmers avoid jail time 

Man cleared in cop assault

Police Chief steps down

Chief 'got the message'

'Speed on Green' tickets

Man dead after standoff

Standoff ends in death


Contract renewed

Ordered to re-investigate 

Chief ordered to probe takedown

Conditional sentence


Lied to cops

2nd cop charged

Officers cleared  

Charges tossed

Judges throws out charges

Man shot by police

Man shot

Mike Boyd

Police Chief steps down 


Mounties cleared

Cop attack earns jail time

Jail for assault

Cop killer back behind bars

Cop killer released

Murder charge laid

Wife died of gunshot wounds

Cop sues 

Constable pleads guilty

Chief wrong . . .again

Driver shot while trying to ram cops

Man shot by police

Officer dragged by vehicle

Fleeing car drags cop

Officer acquitted

Cops hits moviegoer with Taser

Officer charged with assault

McCallum found not guilty

Police held to a higher standard

Officer to be tried for alleged fraud

Fraud mastermind jailed

Drug raid ruling upheld

We can't afford another Beaton 

Suspect killed by police

Police swarming trial

Cop describes swarming

Victim had violent past  

Policing shooting  

Officer went too far

Full statement from Prosecutor  

Walking With the Devil

Cop cleared

Court order not to own guns  

Man killed by officer  

Police shooting in hostage situation

Not guilty

Folks, we’re not in Kansas

Trouble in Paradise 

3 cops face charges

CALGARY - In June of 2015, the Calgary Police Service Standards Section received a complaint from a former CPS member alleging their fellow officers had acted inappropriately during a January 2010 investigation. (CTV)

Officer involved shooting

Officer involved shooting

Suspect shot by police 

Shooting justified

Shooting determined to be lawful and justified  .pdf

Former officer charged with kidnapping 

Police shooting

ASIRT investigating

Police shooting incident

Police shooting

Suspect shot  

New details  

Easy to be an armchair critic 

Corruption investigation

Corruption allegations

Alleged misconduct

Officer involved shooting

Police incident

ASIRT investigates

Council approves plan

Sanjai Prasad identified

Criminal past   

CPS use of force under scrutiny

Criminal charges laid

Officer Phillips charged


Police shooting

Woman killed  

Woman shot by police  

Symptom of deeper issue  

Charges stayed 

Calgary Police #1  

Police shooting


Officer recovering

Officer hurt in mall attack

Officer charged with assault

Officer charged in domestic incident

2 unrelated officer involved shootings

Accused officer retires

Officers charged

Quest to root out sources

Chief clarifies memo

Criminal investigation

Officer wouldn't be charged

Deputy Chief under investigation


Promoted while under investigation

ASIRT investigation

Police shooting

Officer involved shooting

Traffic fine revenue

No special treatment

Police shooting

Police shooting

Cop car collisions

Unmarked police cars in crashes 

Officer involved shooting

Officer involved shooting 

Observe, record, report

Be a Good Witness

Police shooting

Stepping down 

Rick Hanson 

Extra security demands

Alison Redford

Ticketing as funding

Members charged


Gunman killed after standoff

Suspect fatally shot 

Police cleared

Shooting justified

Roger Chaffin

New chief

New chief  


Watchdog investigating

Calgary-Cross provincial electoral district

Cop charged

ASIRT investigating allegations

Police shooting victim  

Officer will not face charges


Attacker shot by police

Video of police involved shooting    

Photo radar victims

Tactics justified to gain compliance

Police notebooks

Police seek notebooks

Police shooting

Police shooting 

Police shooting

Suicide by cop not valid

Suicide by cop

NCR ruling

Arrest made 

Family demand answers

Serious charges

Cops busted for email snoop

CPS in violation of privacy act

LERB Decisions: Killian

Review Board shares shame

Known to officers

Stench won't go away

Botched raid battle

Cop retires

Shooting inquiry complete

Police sued

Mounties cleared in death

Police fail to investigate

See no evil, hear no evil

Pair arrested  

Case hits close to home   

Officer charged

3 charged

Officers cleared

Cop accused of luring teen

Officer charged

Staff sliced to the bone

Officer and family killed

Officer identified 

Kneeing worth $200K

Officer overpowered

Killer overpowers guard

Cops kill man after disturbance call  

Man shot and killed by police 

More charges

Evidence vault

CPS evidence vault   

Officer justified

Pomp and circumstance

Long goodbye has worn thin

Officer cleared 

Man charged in attack

Officer charged

Cop sentenced

Prior incident


Officer cleared

Man Tasered last year  

Shooting victim ID'd  

CPS vs. Shah

Calgary cops' new #1 talks the talk

Jack's last gasp

It's time soft chief got tough

Jack's Folly

Calgary's strongman

Alberta Solicitor General

Chief goes to court

Police held to higher standard

Held to a higher standard

All bluster and spin

Judge orders documents released

Stampeding free speech

Police Censorship in Canada

Life in a police province  

Chief defends officers  

Unrevising History

King is Dead. Long Live the King

Put your hands in the air

Commission needs transparency

Website attacking police boss

Police Chief furious over attack

Travesty of Justice plays out

Time to go for Chief under fire

Loyalty missing in leadership

Chief Jack ain't done yet

$5,000 to chief doesn't end fight

Police chief silences website critics

A commission in need of repair

Alderman won't back Durrant


Not guilty

WETASKIWIN - Sawyer Robison was facing attempted murder, assault causing bodily harm and weapons-related charges.  Constables Sheldon Shah and Sidney Gaudette were wounded while trying to search a farmhouse near Killam in February 2012.  Robison's defence lawyer has argued that it was Robison's uncle who shot the officers before killing himself.  

Found not guilty

Officers cleared

Murder charge

To protect and serve you

Suspect arrested

Arrest made

Body found  

Police shooting

Officer involved shooting

Man shot     

8 years

Uncle shot himself 


Youth, 14, charged

CALGARY - A teenager has been charged with maiming a police animal after a Calgary police dog was stabbed multiple times in the head over the weekend.  A 6-year-old German Shepherd named Jester was hurt early Sunday trying to catch the youth outside a Calgary school where officers were responding to a break-in.  (CTV)

 Police dog going to be fine 


Handler and city sued

Quanto's law

Police dogs deserve protection

Police dog stabbed

EPS canine unit    



Arrest made

SPIRIT RIVER - RCMP have charged Leonard Berry, 62, after a Mountie was injured in an alleged attack during a traffic stop. 

A wife's point of view

Officer hurt

Suspect surrenders   

Man shot by police

VEGREVILLE - A man was shot by Vegreville RCMP during a reported bank robbery on Christmas day.  (CBC)  

Officers hurt in standoff


Review critical of RCMP

HIGH RIVER - A civilian review which has just been released paints a grim picture of the actions of the High River RCMP during the 2013 flooding.   (CTV)

Investigation into RCMP's response to 2013 flood in High River

2013 AB floods

Gun grab sparks probe

RCMP returns most guns  

RCMP digs a hole

Rod Lazenby

Found NCR

Hundreds gather

Fallen police officer

Fallen officer honoured    

Murder charge

Accused known as aggressive



No charges

DRIFTPILE - A police officer who shot and killed a man last November will not face criminal charges.   (CTV)  MORE:   Driftpile 1st Nation     Standoff death 

Mountie charged    

PRINCE ALBERT - Aiden Arthur Pratchett, 31, has been charged with accessing and possessing child pornography.  (CBC)

Police shooting  


Gang crackdown

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)

Holding an umbrella

OKOTOKS - The team investigating the shooting death of an Okotoks man after a police standoff said he was holding an umbrella when he was shot by RCMP, not a firearm.  Neighbour's identify the man as Corey Lewis, husband to town councillor Naydene Lewis.    PREVIOUS:  Man killed at standoff   Man dead after standoff


OC link

CALGARY - The shooter, identified by police sources as Jungoh Kim, 23, fired between 20 and 30 rounds from handguns at both police and civilians during a Sunday rampage in Signal Hill before turning the gun on himself.  (Sun Media) 

Gunman shoots at police

Gunman shoots self

AB police can seize gang vehicles

Cocaine costs rise


Man dies after police user Taser

BROOKS, AB - Mounties encountered an aggressive man during an investigation into a possible break-in on a residential street in the Lake Bevan area of the town, about 170 km SE of Calgary. (Sun Media)   MORE:  Man dies following tasering  

Mounties swarmed

CADOTTE LAKE -  2 rookie Mounties - both hospitalized with broken facial bones - were swarmed with brass knuckles and had a Taser wrangled away from them after responding to a call inside a northern Alberta home.   (QMI)  


Tim Goodwin's Letter

CALGARY - Whistleblower Tim Goodwin in a letter to Solicitor General Forsyth points out that the practice of conveniently ignoring problems for reasons of political expediency is an issue that should be properly addressed before further tragedy and unnecessary death occurs.   (Sept. 23, 2004)


Watchdog 'forgot' drunk report

Independent review sought 

Deputy Chief's memo

Cops accuse chief of ignoring racism



Officers cleared

ONOWAY - 7 months after Darby Mahon, 49, was fatally shot by RCMP officers in Onoway, AB, the ASIRT has found the officers’ actions were justified.   (CTV)  

Police shooting

Man shot by police

Police shooting

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