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These Studies Shouldn't Be Used To Avoid The Issue Of Racial Profiling

News last week about the two-year study of the traffic stop data collected by the Ottawa Police were quickly dismissed by the same researchers who conducted it, as "not necessarily indicative of causation, and it doesn't prove racial profiling." So what is the point of conducting such a study if those results cannot be used to speak about racial profiling, admit its existence and thus dealing with it?
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Cop Found Dead At Police HQ

OTTAWA - Police in Ottawa are mourning the death of one of their own after an officer was found dead inside the police headquarters building.Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau issued a statement Su...
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Cameras Can Be a Cop's Best Friend

I first examined the idea of equipping beat cops with cameras nearly four years ago when six Liberal senators examined the state of the RCMP. An incredible number of citizens are pointing their own cameras at police during confrontations these days. Without that kind of investment, trigger-happy Tasering will continue.
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Graffiti on the Wall: Ottawa's Racial Problem

Tuesday morning, three of Ottawa's four most read dailies had cover stories about the latest racist graffiti sighting in the city. The narrative seems to suggest that this insidious act has shaken a community which has rarely experiences such hatred. Perhaps short memories from those who are rarely on the receiving end of these not-so-isolated incidents need refreshing.
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Ottawa Body Parts Are From Montreal

Montreal police say Luka Rocco Magnotta is wanted in a homicide investigation in connection to the delivery of a human foot to the Conservative Party of Canada headquarters in Ottawa, and body parts d...
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Ex-Mountie Stabbed Ottawa Cop To Death

OTTAWA - A former Mountie has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the stabbing of Ottawa police officer Eric Czapnik.Kevin Gregson, 45, remained silent as he was also found guilty of robbery.A...
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Needles Found At Occupy Ottawa

Ottawa police are investigating after Occupy Ottawa protesters claimed a "biological hazard attack" where more than 400 new and used needles were allegedly found near their downtown Ottawa site. The...