Month: January 2015

Dustin Mckay (Facebook)
LOCAL NEWS

FIRST MURDER OF 2015 TAKES BIZARRE TWIST – Victim Killed by Drunk Driver

The first murder of 2015 in Winnipeg has taken a bizarre twist. On January 23, 2015, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Police responded to the area of Isabel Street and Pacific Ave regarding the report of an injured male. Police now indicate two males became involved in a physical altercation while on […]

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING FIRST MURDER OF 2015 – Forty-Two (42) Days Since Last Killing
LOCAL NEWS

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING FIRST MURDER OF 2015 – Forty-Two (42) Days Since Last Killing

Winnipeg Police Homicide Detectives are busy working the first homicide case of 2015. On January 23, 2015, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Police responded to the area of Isabel Street and Pacific Ave regarding an injured male. Police indicate a twenty-two (22) year old male was transported to hospital in critical […]

Maclean's Magazine
LOCAL NEWS

MACLEAN’S RACIST LABEL NO JOKE – Time for Some Heavy Lifting

Make no mistake about it. Nancy Macdonald’s article in Maclean’s Magazine is no joke. “Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst.” Sensational as the headline may be, the embarrassing attack on our City has proven to be a uniting wake up call for all of us. […]

Axe Wielding Terror Suspect (NYC)
EDITORIALS LAW & ORDER NATIONAL NEWS

FRONT LINE COPS FACE INCREASING DANGER – Terror, Non-Compliance, Haters Contributing Factors

“Do you think police officers need better protection and are conditions getting more dangerous for cops?” That was a question posed to me yesterday by CJOB producer Tristan Field-Jones. “If you’re able to join Charles Adler tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. to discuss this please let me know,” he continued. It’s […]

Marty Morantz (martymorantz.ca)
EDITORIALS

MORANTZ TONE DEAF IN EXCHANGE WITH DEPUTY CHIEF

Newly elected Winnipeg City Councillor Marty Morantz could learn a thing or two about respectful dialogue. Last week Morantz called out respected Deputy Police Chief Art Stannard during a tense exchange regarding WPS staffing levels. “I don’t want you to compromise service but it looks to me like there’s a lot of officers […]

Winnipeg Homicide Scene (PHOTO JGJ)
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

2014 Murder in River City – Year in Review

It’s that time of year again. Time to reflect on the year that was and look forward to the year that’s coming. In 2014, the homicide scene in the City of Winnipeg went sideways matching last year’s total of twenty-five (25) killings. The Numbers (Note: 2011 was a record year for homicide […]