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Victoria police officer assaulted during 7 a.m. wake-ups

A Victoria Police officer is recovering after being assaulted by a homeless person during routine wake-ups Tuesday morning.<p>The cop tried to wake up …

Leesburg officers encountered a suicidal man with a gun and didn’t fire

By Tom Jackman<p>Tom Jackman<p>Reporter covering criminal justice locally and nationally<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The man called 911 to report trouble breathing, although in fact his plan was to commit suicide with a pistol and have paramedics find him. But when the fire-and-rescue truck arrived at his Leesburg …

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Saanich Police find missing Vancouver man, 68

[UPDATE] Christopher Tyson was located this morning by Saanich police officers. The Victoria and Saanich police departments thank everyone who helped …

Victoria dispatcher grapples with guilt after officer hurt on duty

The 2011 stabbing of Victoria police Const. Lane Douglas-Hunt dominated headlines as the case wound its way through the court system.<p>But the story …

Trauma dog helps girl testify at B.C. child sex assault trial

A seven-year-old Labrador retriever made B.C. courtroom history on Friday after assisting a child sexual assault victim testify at trial, becoming …

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Bobbies back in Victoria for summer

British-style bobbies are returning to Victoria, not as crime-fighters, but as Victoria police representatives in the community.<p>The police …

Two charged with attempted murder in Victoria West beating

A 43-year-old man is in Victoria General Hospital after being found severely beaten Friday, Victoria police reported Monday.<p>At about 9 p.m. Friday, …

Facebook Amber Alerts system launches in Canada

Starting today, Facebook users across Canada will get Amber Alert notices right in their social network newsfeeds, as part of a new program that aims …

Trust in police is at a low ebb. Here’s one way to fix it

When was the last time you had a neighbourly chat with an on-duty police officer? You know, just a how's your day going, sir or ma'am, lovely morning, keep up the good work, etcetera and so on. We're not going to say it never happens, but we'd venture that it is extremely rare. Most of us know the …

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Stop pocket dialing 911, police chief pleads after 61 calls

The Victoria police chief has a bone to pick with absentminded cell phone users.<p>After someone accidentally called 911 a whopping 61 times on …

Victoria Police called 63 times by crank caller

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The US police chief fighting to end racial tension

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1168000/1168379_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537254185_d5001dc59d451da2140dbfda2ff5959f<p><b>As America searches for ways to tackle the huge issues surrounding race and policing, one police chief believes he has the answers - and others are</b> …

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Two men charged in home invasion on Begbie Street

Two men have been charged in connection with a home invasion Sunday morning in Victoria.<p>The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. in the 1600-block of …

Ten arrests at Montreal airport shine light on radicalization problem

A counterterrorism catch-and-release campaign by Canada's national police force may have prevented 10 aspiring <i>jihadis</i> from heading off to war, but the roundup at Montréal-Trudeau airport is raising worries about what comes next for radicalized youth.<p>On Wednesday, while federal and provincial …

New Toronto police chief promises to tackle rising costs, transparency

Mark Saunders was finally sworn in as Toronto's new police chief, taking over from a man entering federal politics and inheriting a range of thorny issues, from the controversial practice of "carding" to the escalating costs of policing.<p>As people lined the balconies at police headquarters and …

Chris Lewis: Body worn cameras for police will be useful, but our expectations must be realistic

<b>Chris Lewis: Body worn cameras for police will be useful, but our expectations must be realistic</b><p>National Post<p>I read a recent <i>National Post</i> editorial …