Rcmp Shooting

The UN Is Thinking of Canadians and the RCMP

Akaash Maharaj | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada
Akaash Maharaj

Although I am currently far from home, like all Canadians, I was deeply saddened to read about the deaths of three RCMP officers and the wounding of two more in a shooting in Moncton. My thoughts and sympathies are with their families.

Suspected Moncton Shooter Captured

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

Justin Bourque, the suspected shooter behind the deaths of three RCMP officers, has been arrested. Mounties confirmed early Friday the 24-year-old ...

RCMP Shootings Remind Us Officers Are Very, Very Human

Andree Lau | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andree Lau

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'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada

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" eig...

Nobody Puts Moncton In A Corner

Heather Boucher Robinson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Boucher Robinson

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.

RCMP Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three RCMP officers were fatally gunned down in Moncton, N.B. on Wednesday while responding to a report of an armed man. Two other Mounties were shot ...

Norm Macdonald's Touching #PrayForMoncton Tribute Is So Very Canadian

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

Last night, residents of Moncton, New Brunswick, took shelter as police went on a manhunt for a shooter with a rifle who killed three police officers....

Mental Health Training Should Be Required For RCMP: Inquest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A coroner's jury looking into the RCMP shooting death of a former soldier wants to see emergency-response-team members trained i...

Ex-Soldier's Inquest Enters Final Hours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 memb...

Inquest Into Former Soldier's Death Resumes Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A coroner's inquest will resume Monday into the fatal RCMP shooting of a former British Columbia soldier in treatment at the tim...

Mounties Shot, Run Over In Street Battle

CP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

TOFIELD, Alta. - RCMP were questioning three suspects following a gun battle in which one Mountie was grazed by a bullet and another was run over by a...

Mountie Ducks Jail In Traffic Stop Shooting

CP | Josh Winquist, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

DUNCAN, B.C. - A Vancouver Island Mountie found guilty of aggravated assault after shooting a man during a traffic stop has been sentenced to two year...

RCMP Shooting Victim Could Have Survived: Coroner

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - A Williams Lake man who was shot to death by RCMP two years ago could have survived had he been transported to a hospital sooner...

Public Can Still Trust Police: Watchdog

CP | Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

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...

Police Cleared In Shooting Death Of B.C. Veteran

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's police watchdog has ruled that four RCMP officers acted appropriately when the attempted arrest of a distraught form...

Mountie Traffic Stop Shooting Verdict

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 Islan...

Police Cleared In Drunk Man's Death

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's fledgling police watchdog has its first major case under its belt, and its lead investigator says that despite being in...

Prince George RCMP Shooting Victim Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The man shot and killed during a confrontation with RCMP in Prince George, B.C., has been identified.The BC Coroners Service says 40-year-o...

RCMP Shooting Suspect Granted Bail

CBC | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada

Sawyer Robison, the man accused in the shooting of two Mounties near Killam, Alta., was granted bail Wednesday night. A bail hearing was h...

16-Year-Old Boy Shot By Police In Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A 16-year-old has been shot by police in northern Alberta after officers allege he attempted to flee when they were trying to s...

RCMP Shooting Suspect Arrested

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - RCMP believe a fugitive charged in the shooting of two Alberta Mounties heard the emotional plea his parents made through the media and dec...

RCMP Arrest Shooting Suspect

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada

KILLAM, Alta. - A father made a quiet, poetic plea for his fugitive son to return to his rural Alberta home, where two Mounties were shot and wounded ...

Man Found Dead In House Where Mounties Were Shot

CP | By Bob Weber and Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada

KILLAM, Alta. - RCMP were trying to reassure a nervous community in central Alberta on Wednesday as they searched for an armed man who was seen leavin...

Mountie Cleared In Fatal Surrey Shooting

CBC | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada

An independent investigation into the shooting death of a Surrey man by an RCMP officer last March has found the officer acted in self-de...

Woman Sues RCMP After Husband Shot To Death

CP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A B.C. woman whose husband was shot dead by a veteren Mountie in a Langley apartment one year ago has filed a civil suit against the force...