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Mountie charged with assaulting prisoner during transport

A Peace Regional detachment RCMP officer is accused of assaulting a prisoner during a transport between northern Alberta communities.

According to a statement from the RCMP, Cpl. 119 more words

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Pilot project to look at impact of Crown prosecutors presenting at Edmonton bail hearings

Edmonton will be without regular 24-hour first-instance bail hearings under a new pilot project launched Monday that will remove police officers as de facto prosecutors. 464 more words


Editorial: Police officers must believe they can report incidents of abuse

It’s worrying to learn the Calgary Police Service is a workplace marred by accusations of sexual assault, sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation.

The revelation, contained in a human resources report written by an independent auditor, comes the same month the RCMP apologized and settled with plaintiffs in two proposed class-action lawsuits that alleged systemic gender-based harassment and discrimination within the national force. 404 more words

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Saskatoon jail escapee arrested in B.C.

A 34-year-old man who allegedly escaped the Saskatoon provincial jail by climbing over a fence was arrested in British Columbia last week.

In a news release issued on Monday, Saskatoon police announced that RCMP arrested Travis Funk on Friday in Merritt, B.C., in the company of a 24-year-old woman who is alleged to have helped him escape. 58 more words

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Fire destroys north entry gate into Banff National Park

An overnight fire has destroyed the north entry gate into Banff National Park on Highway 11, also known as the David Thompson Highway, in central Alberta. 276 more words

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Dozens search for missing Saddle Lake woman

More than 30 people scoured fields and bushes near Saddle Lake Sunday looking for a missing woman.

RCMP said Christine Cardinal, 22, was last seen at 8:30 a.m. 193 more words

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Discharge of Mountie who developed PTSD after four colleagues murdered violates Charter: lawyer

A former Mayerthorpe RCMP officer who developed post-traumatic stress disorder following the 2005 murder of four of his colleagues is claiming his Charter rights were violated when he was discharged from the force because of his disability. 641 more words