Month: May 2014

THE POLICE INSIDER – A Story About Murder, Race, Stereotyping & Responsible Journalism
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THE POLICE INSIDER – A Story About Murder, Race, Stereotyping & Responsible Journalism

Ever heard of Vice News? If you’re in your 50’s like me probably not. Vice News is the way of the future for a new generation of world and socially conscious young people who are plugged into social media and the world of digital communication. According to the Vice News “About” […]

WPS VETERAN OFFICER FACES ASSAULT & OBSTRUCT JUSTICE CHARGES
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WPS VETERAN OFFICER FACES ASSAULT & OBSTRUCT JUSTICE CHARGES

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the arrest of Sergeant Kenneth Molloy (47) regarding Assault & Obstruct Justice charges connected to an off duty incident. Police indicate the Professional Standards Unit began the investigation in September of 2013. The charges were laid in consultation with representatives from Manitoba […]

LEGAL MARIHUANA – A Moral Dilemma
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LEGAL MARIHUANA – A Moral Dilemma

Canadians participated in an interesting debate last evening. The Corus radio network hosted #canadianstalk, an open radio and social media forum (Twitter) inviting Canadians to voice their opinions on the controversial issue of the legalization of cannabis marihuana. While I wasn’t able to listen to the entire broadcast, local CJOB host Greg Mackling […]

WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)
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DOMESTIC INTERVENTION TURNS DEADLY – City Records Homicide #10

On May 18, 2014, at approximately 5:30 pm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to the 1000 block of Notre Dame Avenue regarding the report of an assault. Upon arrival, Police located a man suffering from a serious injury. The man was transported to hospital in critical condition […]

CALGARY POLICE SERVICE LEADS WEST IN HOMICIDE STATS
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CALGARY POLICE SERVICE LEADS WEST IN HOMICIDE STATS

The City of Winnipeg currently sits in third place when it comes to the ultimate crime in major Western Canadian Cities.  After the first four (4) months of 2014 the Cities of Calgary and Edmonton have secured the unenviable number one and two spots. Homicide Rates – Western Canada City     […]

THE THREE “R’s” IN MANITOBA – Racism, Racism, Racism
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THE THREE “R’s” IN MANITOBA – Racism, Racism, Racism

I wish this story was about reading, writing and arithmetic. But it’s not. It’s about a serious problem in the Province of Manitoba. Racism. It seems racism and perceptions of racism have become major obstacles in the fight to narrow the racial divide in “not so” Friendly Manitoba. That picture became […]

POLICE MAKE ARREST IN GOUNDRY MURDER
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POLICE MAKE ARREST IN GOUNDRY MURDER

On Friday, May 16, 2014, the Winnipeg Police Service announced an arrest in the murder of John David Goundry (51) years of Winnipeg. On April 1, 2014, shortly before 3:00 pm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service were summoned to apartment building at 425 Elgin Ave regarding a report of […]

RCMP Report Delivers Death Blow to Racist Ideology
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RCMP Report Delivers Death Blow to Racist Ideology

The RCMP held a national news conference today to provide statistical information gathered in an unprecedented in-depth examination of issues regarding Canadian Missing & Murdered Aboriginal Women. The Numbers; 1980 – 2012 1,181 – Number of Missing & Murdered Aboriginal women 1,017 – Number of Murdered Aboriginal women 164 – Number […]