Police

Cameron Ortis, a senior intelligence official at the RCMP, leaves the courthouse in Ottawa, on Oct. 22, 2019. (JUSTIN TANG/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to ‘severe’: documents

Senior intelligence Cameron Ortis charged with Security of Information Act violations

 

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

 

Police are searching for an alleged sex offender, Nicole Edwards, who they say has not returned to her Vancouver halfway house. (Police handout)

Police hunt for woman charged in ‘horrific’ assault who failed to return to Surrey halfway house

Call 911 immediately if you see alleged sex offender Nicole Edwards, police say

 

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Woman steals bottles of wine after brandishing stun baton in New Westminster

Police say the female suspect was wearing a beige trench coat with fur lining

(Black Press Media files)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Man allegedly involved in Abbotsford gang-related gunfight is denied bail

Amritpal Saran was charged in relation to August 2020 shooting on Mayfair Avenue

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Director of police services Clayton Pecknold speaks during a press conference at the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., Monday, December 19, 2016. Accessibility to British Columbia’s municipal police complaints process can and should be improved, its commissioner says, as the office faces criticism from both legal advocates and the head of Vancouver’s police union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner

The office only investigates the 14 municipal police departments in B.C., not the RCMP

Director of police services Clayton Pecknold speaks during a press conference at the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., Monday, December 19, 2016. Accessibility to British Columbia’s municipal police complaints process can and should be improved, its commissioner says, as the office faces criticism from both legal advocates and the head of Vancouver’s police union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The Abbotsford Police Department arrested wanted man Bradley Wernicke on Jan. 6.

UPDATE: Man wanted for 2019 homeless-camp stabbing in Abbotsford has been arrested

Victim in his 60s suffered serious injuries in assault on Gladys Avenue

The Abbotsford Police Department arrested wanted man Bradley Wernicke on Jan. 6.
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Man killed in police shooting on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating

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Snow, a lost dog, showed up at the Burnaby RCMP detachment on New Year’s Day. She has since been handed over to the BC SPCA to help find her owners. (Burnaby RCMP/Twitter)

Lost dog that showed up at Burnaby RCMP detachment turned over to SPCA

SPCA will try and reunite Snow with her family

Snow, a lost dog, showed up at the Burnaby RCMP detachment on New Year’s Day. She has since been handed over to the BC SPCA to help find her owners. (Burnaby RCMP/Twitter)
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B.C. police watchdog investigating after man injured in standoff in Vancouver

Police say two suspects are facing firearm-related charges

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Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, of the Calgary Police Service is shown inthis undated handout image provided by the police service. The Calgary Police Service is releasing the name of an officer killed in the line of duty on New Year’s Eve. The service says Harnett, a 12-year veteran of the force, died on Thursday night after being hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a traffic stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Calgary Police Service *MANDATORY CREDIT*

2 charged in murder of Calgary cop appear in court, to stay in custody for bail hearing

Harnett joined the force 12 years ago after serving as a military police officer for 2 1/2 years

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, of the Calgary Police Service is shown inthis undated handout image provided by the police service. The Calgary Police Service is releasing the name of an officer killed in the line of duty on New Year’s Eve. The service says Harnett, a 12-year veteran of the force, died on Thursday night after being hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a traffic stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Calgary Police Service *MANDATORY CREDIT*
A man used this pellet gun to rob a gas station and a restaurant on Tuesday night (Dec. 29) in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Man with fake gun charged after two robberies in six minutes in Abbotsford

Gas station and restaurant robbed Tuesday night on Immel Street

A man used this pellet gun to rob a gas station and a restaurant on Tuesday night (Dec. 29) in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
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No criminal charges for southern Alberta police in ‘Star Wars’ storm trooper arrest

Lethbridge police say there will now be a professional misconduct investigation

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A vehicle crashed into the patio of the Nine Downtown Kitchen and Lounge in Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec. 19.

VIDEO: Hit-and-run damages patio of downtown Abbotsford restaurant

Incident occurred Saturday, Dec. 19 at Nine Downtown Kitchen and Lounge

A vehicle crashed into the patio of the Nine Downtown Kitchen and Lounge in Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec. 19.
People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Four of 55 reviews into police shootings completed in 2020; one officer charged

Experts say it is common for an investigation into a police shooting to take months or more than a year

People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Man pepper-sprays Subway worker during attempted robbery in Abbotsford

Victim was not seriously injured in incident on Wednesday night

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
The Abbotsford Police Department held “Project Blitzen v.2” from Dec. 3 to 12 to target property offenders near retail stores. (Photo illustration by Dale Klippenstein)

Abbotsford Police hold 10-day project to target property crime near stores

Project Blitzen results in 18 files and several arrests from Dec. 3 to 12

The Abbotsford Police Department held “Project Blitzen v.2” from Dec. 3 to 12 to target property offenders near retail stores. (Photo illustration by Dale Klippenstein)
Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford

Man, 22, reported missing from Abbotsford

Gurpreet Singh was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 10

Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford
Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Bloody man with hands tied escapes home, leading to 12-hour police incident in Abbotsford

No suspects found in Clearbrook Road home after investigators obtain search warrant

Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Abbotsford man charged in relation to Mayfair Avenue shooting incident

Victim and girlfriend were shot at while in vehicle on Aug. 29; nobody injured

Photo by Dale Klippenstein