Thursday, May 23, 2019

Niagara officer shot by fellow cop now facing criminal charges

A Niagara-area police officer who was shot and seriously wounded, allegedly by a fellow officer, has himself been charged in connection with the shooting. Investigators with the Ontario Provincial Police allege Const. Nathan Parker of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) resisted arrest, assaulted an officer and committed assault with a weapon during the altercation that led to him being shot on Nov. 29, 2018. (CBC News)

NYPD officer hired hit man to kill her husband, young girl: court documents

NEW YORK - Isaiah Carvalho Jr. woke up Friday hopeful that his life was about to turn a corner. Instead, he was told that his estranged wife, a New York City police officer, had been plotting to kill him all winter. (National Post)

Details on Richmond Hill terror case doesn’t pass the sniff test

When the World Trade Centre was attacked on September 11, 2001, I was in Calgary. I wound up at the airport watching all the international flights being grounded and stack parked wherever they could on the tarmac.  I did more than a dozen TV news interviews that day from the airport. The underlying message I was giving was whatever you knew the world as on September 10, it had now changed and changed utterly.(True North)

Prolific offenders and hot spots focal point for Calgary police

The Calgary police auto theft unit caught up with a familiar face this week, saying there’s lots of work to be done in curbing the city’s most prolific car thieves. On Wednesday, an operation manned by the specialized unit nabbed an alleged thief in a downtown Calgary parking lot. (Calgary Herald)

Manhunt in Alabama after gunman shoots three cops, one fatally

AUBURN, ALABAMA - Several police officers were shot, one fatally, in a trailer park south of here late Sunday night and a manhunt was on for the alleged gunman. (CBS)
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  • Carpet cops embarrass RCMP

    As a former member of the RCMP I am absolutely embarrassed by the Force’s handling of the investigation into Vice Admiral Mark Norman. (True North)

    Gun buyback screwup

    Toronto Police put the safety of a local resident in jeopardy when they tried to brag about the success of their gun buyback program online. (Toronto Sun)

    Police vow mob crackdown after three Montreal area shooting deaths

    MONTREAL - Police in the Montreal area have created a special task force aimed at organized crime after three deadly shootings in busy suburban neighbourhoods in just over a week. (CTV)
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  • NYC transit cops nab serial killer with the help of smartphones

    NEW YORK - Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones. Gibson, a.k.a. Brent Savage, was wanted in Miami, where he allegedly killed a 77-year-old victim with a sword — and claimed to have murdered six other people, dating to 1999, when he was just 12. (New York Post)

    Man hanging out car window fires gun with officers in pursuit

    LOS ANGELES - A passenger appeared to slip his upper body out the window of a moving car, assume a shooting posture and open fire indiscriminately with a large gun as authorities pursued him Friday on Los Angeles-area streets and at least one freeway. (NBC News)

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