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.
Handler and city sued
CALGARY - The family of 13-year-old Ali Hassan is seeking more than
$600,000 in restitution in connection with a March 2016 attack where
the, then 12-year-old, boy was mauled by an off-duty police dog inside
the family's home. Earlier
this week, a lawsuit was filed naming Will Glover and the City of
Calgary as defendants for their alleged roles in the matter.
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
Dead suspect armed with shotgun
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
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.
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
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
Sunday. She was found
unresponsive in her cell at about 3:30am Monday.
dead in cell
- 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.
charged with bribery
Police involved shooting
- ASIRT have been called in to investigate after a man was fatal shoot
by a RCMP member in Morinville.
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)
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) MORE:
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)
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:
2 Mounties injured
Mounties review tactics
has cleared RCMP officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal chase that
ended in the deaths of 2 people.
Police pursuit death
- A suspected impaired driver who was shot and wounded by Alberta
Mounties has been identified as a regular character on the reality TV
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)
- 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.
- There will be no charges laid in a 2013 RCMP officer-involved
shooting on Cold Lake First Nations.
- 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.
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
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.
Man killed at standoff
Man dead after standoff