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Devon RCMP member injured in vehicle collision

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Canada Police Report November 23, 2017 Devon, Alberta – Early this morning an on-duty Devon RCMP member received life-saving intervention after he was struck and injured following a collision. Charges will be laid against the driver of the involved vehicle. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. today, a Devon RCMP member attempted to pull over a vehicle which […]

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RCMP shortage forces Gravelbourg to surrender bilingual police positions

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Gravelbourg’s mayor says it’s a choice between English-speaking RCMP officers or no officers By Bonnie Allen, CBC News Posted: Oct 08, 2017 7:00 AM CT Last Updated: Oct 08, 2017 7:56 AM CT An early French settlement, the town of Gravelbourg in south central Saskatchewan markets itself on billboards as “A Touch of Europe on the Prairies.” More than half of its […]

Obituaries

Passing of 35384 Cpl Douglas W. Cope

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Passing of 35384 Cpl Douglas W. Cope April 21,1954 – September 22,2017       It is with great sadness that the Division conveys news of the death of Cpl. Cope.  His service began in “E” Division in 1979 and  he was subsequently transferred to “O” Division where he remained until 1996 with his last position […]

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Loss of Cst. Fra­ncis Deschenes – Sta­tement from Nova Sco­tia RCMP Commanding Officer, Assistant Commissioner Brian Br­ennan

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Published by haligonia.ca   Last evening at appr­oximately 6 p.m. we lost one of our own. Constable Francis Deschenes was killed while on duty with Northwest Traffic Ser­vices-Amherst. Cst. Deschenes was stopped and providing assi­stance to motorists on Highway #2 in Mem­ramcook, New Brunswi­ck at the time of the fatal crash.   Earlier today I […]

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Saskatchewan RCMP prioritized rifles, body armour over in-car cameras

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Alex MacPherson, Saskatoon StarPhoenix The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s Saskatchewan division says “competing priorities” and “scarce resources” led it to break ranks with 11 other divisions across the country by abandoning it’s old dashboard cameras before new in-car video recording systems were ready to use.  F Division, which encompasses the entire province, prioritized other programs […]