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Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh speaks during a news conference in Lethbridge, Alta., on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Rossiter

Lethbridge police officer suspended, being investigated by ASIRT over database search

Lethbridge police officer suspended, being investigated by ASIRT over database search

 

Quebec deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault speaks at a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic and reacts to Prime Minister Trudeau’s measures for international travellers on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec provincial police to take part in body camera pilot project

Calgary was the first large Canadian police force to adopt body cameras in 2019

 

Activists hope Chauvin convictions are start to real change

Activists hope Chauvin convictions are start to real change

 

CORRECTS THAT PHOTOGRAPHS ARE OF TRANSGENDERED WOMEN KILLED OVER THE YEARS, NOT PEOPLE WHO DIED BY POLICE VIOLENCE - A backstop at Cal Anderson Park is covered, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Seattle, with photographs of transgendered women who have been killed in the past years. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Grim list of deaths at police hands grows even after verdict

Grim list of deaths at police hands grows even after verdict

CORRECTS THAT PHOTOGRAPHS ARE OF TRANSGENDERED WOMEN KILLED OVER THE YEARS, NOT PEOPLE WHO DIED BY POLICE VIOLENCE - A backstop at Cal Anderson Park is covered, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Seattle, with photographs of transgendered women who have been killed in the past years. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Retired Ohio sheriff and tiny K-9 partner die the same day

Retired Ohio sheriff and tiny K-9 partner die the same day

Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh speaks during a news conference in Lethbridge, Alta., on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Rossiter

‘Right path:’ Lethbridge police release improvement plan in wake of controversies

‘Right path:’ Lethbridge police release improvement plan in wake of controversies

Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh speaks during a news conference in Lethbridge, Alta., on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Rossiter
Toronto-born performer Aubrey “Drake” Graham reacts courtside during first half NBA Eastern Conference finals action between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks, in Toronto, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Toronto police say they have taken a woman into custody after getting a call about a disturbance near the home of rap star Drake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto-born performer Aubrey “Drake” Graham reacts courtside during first half NBA Eastern Conference finals action between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks, in Toronto, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Toronto police say they have taken a woman into custody after getting a call about a disturbance near the home of rap star Drake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

Video of Floyd arrest may appear early at ex-cop’s trial

Trial is expected to last about four weeks at the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis

  • Mar 29, 2021
A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
Protesters rally against police brutality, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at the gas station where Dolal Idd was shot by Minneapolis police several days earlier. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

Hundreds demonstrate over fatal Minneapolis police shooting

Fatal shooting of an Somali American

  • Jan 4, 2021
Protesters rally against police brutality, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at the gas station where Dolal Idd was shot by Minneapolis police several days earlier. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
A model Storm Trooper stands on display at the Walt Disney Co. store in New York on Sept. 1, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
A model Storm Trooper stands on display at the Walt Disney Co. store in New York on Sept. 1, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
Christie Zebrasky, whose daughter Eishia Hudson was shot dead by Winnipeg police on April 8, 2020, is photographed in her bedroom with her daughter’s ashes and a memorial on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Christie Zebrasky, whose daughter Eishia Hudson was shot dead by Winnipeg police on April 8, 2020, is photographed in her bedroom with her daughter’s ashes and a memorial on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
A Red Deer County man was arrested for drug possession by Innisfail RCMP on April 19. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Property crime and drugs top Red Deer RCMP priorities in new plan

2020-2022 Policing Priorities Plan going to city council on Monday

A Red Deer County man was arrested for drug possession by Innisfail RCMP on April 19. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Police officers arrive at housing development in Toronto on Monday, September 21, 2020. A new poll suggests Canadians have a largely favourable view of police in their communities but Indigenous people, members of visible minority groups and younger Canadians are less impressed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Indigenous, minority, young Canadians less likely to view police positively: Poll

Only 51 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds have a favourable view of police

Police officers arrive at housing development in Toronto on Monday, September 21, 2020. A new poll suggests Canadians have a largely favourable view of police in their communities but Indigenous people, members of visible minority groups and younger Canadians are less impressed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police
Durham Regional Police say five people were found dead a home in Oshawa, Ont., in a Sept. 4, 2020 story. (File photo)

Five people found dead after shooting in home east of Toronto, police say

OSHAWA, Ont. — Durham Regional Police say five people were found dead…

Durham Regional Police say five people were found dead a home in Oshawa, Ont., in a Sept. 4, 2020 story. (File photo)
A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
Police chiefs embrace health-led response to dealing with people in mental crisis

Police chiefs embrace health-led response to dealing with people in mental crisis

Police chiefs embrace health-led response to dealing with people in mental crisis

Police chiefs embrace health-led response to dealing with people in mental crisis
Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death
Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance
Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence