Rcmp Shooting


Policing Cost Of Moncton Shooting Pegged At $9M

The costs included the investigation of five different crime sites, the salaries of additional police officers, the cost of overtime for backfilling while officers were on leave, as well as meal and accommodation costs during the emergency.

RCMP Shootings Remind Us Officers Are Very, Very Human

We eulogize these brave men and women after they sacrifice their lives protecting us. But what about the rest of the time? We in the media grumble about not having enough access or details in an RCMP investigation.The public is quick to jump on stories of RCMP misconduct or impropriety. Do we take them for granted? You bet we do. It shouldn't take blasts of violence and evil for us to recognize the risks they face daily and voluntarily. And when those risks are realized, we should remember that these tough, uniformed cops are very, very human.

Farmer Relives Spiritwood 'Nightmare'

SPIRITWOOD, Sask. - The two-day manhunt for a suspect in the killing of three New Brunswick RCMP officers takes Armand Smith back to a "nightmare" eight years ago.In July 2006, the Saskatchewan farmer...
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Nobody Puts Moncton In A Corner

We give people the shirt off our back. We listen when the RCMP say to stay indoors. We check on our neighbours and friends. And we all feel that creepy chills on the spine feeling knowing that he was in OUR neighbourhoods, by OUR Costco (it's the city's shopping mecca, after all!) and hurting OUR police. Because in Moncton, we have at most three degrees of separation. We all know a cop, a reporter, the mayor, the lady who runs the local gluten-free shop, the pizza guy.

Ex-Soldier's Inquest Enters Final Hours

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The inquest into the fatal police shooting of a disabled former soldier is entering its final hours in Prince George, B.C.A member of the Independent Investigations Office return...

Public Can Still Trust Police: Watchdog

WETASKIWIN, Alta. - Days after a deadly shooting in Toronto sparked a debate over police use of force, Alberta's police watchdog is looking into three separate incidents that saw officers use their fi...

Mountie Traffic Stop Shooting Verdict

DUNCAN, B.C. - An RCMP officer has been found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting a man in the shoulder during a traffic stop on Vancouver Island.Const. David Pompeo had testified that William G...

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...