Sunday, December 16, 2018

Police officer holds baby for hours as mom files report

A Utah police officer is being praised after photos showed him holding a young mother’s baby as she filed a domestic violence report. (CTV News)

Manager appointed as Surrey works to replace RCMP

SURREY - The City of Surrey, British Columbia has appointed a manager to oversee a planned transition to a municipal police force and the closure of its RCMP detachment. (The Province)

IIO called in after fatal police shooting in Shawnigan Lake

The IIO, a police watchdog agency, has been called in after officers shot and killed a man who RCMP said confronted them with a knife at a Vancouver Island home. (The Province)

Fatal shooting brings spat between mayor and RCMP to a boil

VANCOUVER - Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum wasted no time linking the latest gang violence to the city's push for a municipal force. The RCMP's boss wasn't impressed.(The Province)

Vancouver Police issue warning about notorious child abductor

VANCOUVER - Convicted child abductor Randall Peter Hopley is living in Vancouver and police are warning the public that they believe he poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young boys. (Vancouver Sun)

RCMP identify suspect in Sherwood Park explosions

EDMONTON - “Out of character.” Those were the words a grieving family used Thursday to describe the actions of Kane Kosolowsky, the suspect linked to a pair of explosions in a Sherwood Park parkade earlier this week. (Edmonton Journal)

Whitby man arrested in house explosion that injured three

WHITBY - In a tweet Wednesday night, Durham regional police say a man from Whitby is charged with criminal negligence and arson, as well as a charge of “production” under the Cannabis Act. (Toronto Sun)

Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
  • Retails staff, shoppers assaulted trying to stop robbery spree
  • Abbotsford police remember Cst. John Davidson on anniversary of his death

    ABBOTSFORD - Members of the Abbotsford Police Department are remembering Const. John Davidson today and honouring the slain police officer on the one-year anniversary of his death. Davidson was shot and killed in the line of duty on Nov. 6, 2017. (The Province)

    Surrey council votes to cancel LRT, replace RCMP

    SURREY, BC - Right after being sworn into office Monday night, Surrey mayor Doug McCallum wasted no time in putting two motions on the table.The first was to cancel LRT and beginning work on extending SkyTrain into Langley.He also starting work on creating a Surrey police force and serving notice to the federal and provincial governments that the city will be terminating its contract with the RCMP. (Global News)