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Fraud on the rise: 'There's a lot of really smart criminals out there nowadays'

The number of reported fraud cases in Calgary is steadily rising as sophisticated criminals use both new technologies and old methods to scam victims.

And police believe fraud statistics don’t tell the entire story as many victims don’t report fraud to police because they’re ashamed and overcome with embarrassment. 461 more words

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Egan: Shooting video: black and white and shot all over, 17 times (video)

One day last week, acting Staff Sgt. Ken Bryden was rolling out his standard slide presentation on Ottawa’s gang scene when he threw in a twist that stopped the crowd cold. 734 more words

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Police rule out foul play after child rushed to hospital

Police say a child who was taken to hospital earlier Thursday was suffering from a medical condition, with no foul play suspected.

Paramedics were called to a home in Panorama Hills in response to a medical call at about 3:30 p.m. 37 more words

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Former Louisville guard Chris Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. 458 more words

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With focus on prevention, Hanson transformed how Calgary police fought crime

In nearly eight years as Calgary’s police chief, Rick Hanson was equal parts innovator and old-school cop.

Hanson, who announced his retirement on Wednesday, will be leaving behind an organization fashioned in that image: one that directs tough enforcement at gangsters and predators, while at the same time employing social workers and mentors who offer help, not punishment, to troubled youths, families in crisis and homeless addicts. 1,116 more words

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Ontario chiefs of police target property crime in awareness campaign

Police chiefs from around the province want to crack down on property crime by getting the public more involved in their neighbourhoods and encouraging residents to report all crime, no matter how petty the incident. 354 more words

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Trial postponed for two men accused in death of Tim Bosma

HAMILTON — A trial has been postponed to early 2016 for two men charged in the death of a Hamilton father, who disappeared after taking a pair of prospective buyers on a test drive of a truck he was trying to sell online. 168 more words

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