Month: March 2016

POLICE OFFICERS AT SCENE OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE (PHOTO JGJ)
EDITORIALS

The Police Budget – Putting Some Meat on those Bones

Threats of layoffs in the Winnipeg Police Service are nothing new. There were times during my career when I heard the same kind of rhetoric coming from City Hall. What is new this time around is the impact social media is having on the discussion.  Social media really wasn’t “a thing” […]

D/Sgt Thane Alexander Chartrand – A True Aboriginal Success Story
EDITORIALS PEOPLE

D/Sgt Thane Alexander Chartrand – A True Aboriginal Success Story

I haven’t done the research on this one but I’m confident Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan hasn’t produced many top-notch Indigenous Homicide Investigators. Detective Sergeant Thane Chartrand happens to be one of them. Born on April 16th, 1969 to a Metis father and a Scottish mother, Thane would be one of a total of seven […]

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb
EDITORIALS

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb

Police don’t give a shit when Indigenous women go missing or get murdered! That’s the essence of the false narrative perpetuated by Indigenous leaders, politicians and certain elements in main stream media. To me, it’s not all that surprising a 14-year-old Indigenous girl has developed a belief system based on that kind of racist messaging. […]

Woman Facing Charges in Latest Killing
LOCAL NEWS

Woman Facing Charges in Latest Killing

On March 10, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a media release indicating Bernadette Neepin (37) of Winnipeg has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the City’s latest homicide. On March 8, 2016, at approximately 10:45 pm, Police responded to the 100 block of Allenby Crescent regarding the report of an injured […]

WPS Shoulder Flash
LOCAL NEWS

Police Investigating Murder Number Seven – 2016

At approximately 10:45 p.m. on March 8, 2016, East District general patrol members responded to the 100 block of Allenby Crescent regarding the report of an injured male. Upon arrival, Police located a 45-year-old man who was transported to hospital and later pronounced deceased. Police report one person is in custody. […]

Dakota Ojibway Police Service - DOPS
LOCAL NEWS

Dakota Ojibway Police Collar Alleged Killer

On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release announcing the arrest of a suspect identified in the homicide of Henry Kipling (23). Police indicate Kipling was injured in two unrelated attacks in the early morning hours of February 27. In the first assault, Police indicate a […]

Travis Chief (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Issue Warrant in Main Street Killing

Members of the Winnipeg Police Service have obtained a Canada Wide Warrant for a suspect wanted in connection with the killing of Henry Kipling (43). On February 27, 2016, shortly before 3:00 am, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 800 block of Main Street regarding the report of an assault. […]