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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
Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Police apologize after 911 call where white woman reports Black man in a park

Ottawa police have apologized for how they handled an incident where a…

Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘These kind of issues are out here’: New doc examines police violence in Calgary

‘These kind of issues are out here’: New doc examines police violence in Calgary

Adam Palmer, president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, said he would welcome civilian oversight bodies for incidents of death or serious harm in jurisdictions that don’t have them yet, in a July 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Provincial watchdog probes often don’t lead to charges against police

An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that…

Adam Palmer, president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, said he would welcome civilian oversight bodies for incidents of death or serious harm in jurisdictions that don’t have them yet, in a July 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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US officer resigns after photos, connected to death of black man in 2019, surface

Elijah McClain died, last summer, after police placed him in a chokehold

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Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman
Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

A Calgary police officer loudly tells an Indigenous man to put his…

Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death
Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service