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They Don't Have To Be Nice

VICTORIA - Police officers don't have to be perfect, nor do they have to be nice when arresting people who may become abusive, said British Columbia's criminal justice branch.The branch made the comme...
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Man Chased By RCMP Falls Down Cliff

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office has been deployed to Prince George after a man being pursued by a Mountie fell down an embankment and suffered serious injuries.The offic...
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Police Cleared In Drunk Man's Death

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's fledgling police watchdog has its first major case under its belt, and its lead investigator says that despite being inundated with more files he's confident the office...
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Suspect Shot Dead By RCMP

A suspect is dead after a police-involved shooting in a rural area southeast of Prince George Monday night. On what was their first night on the job, seven investigators from B.C.'s Independent Invest...
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B.C. Police Watchdog Unleashed

VANCOUVER - Starting Monday, police incidents in British Columbia that end in fatalities or serious injury will be investigated by an outside agency.The provincial Independent Investigations Office wi...