Month: January 2018

Police “Snake-bit” by failing Justice System
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

Police “Snake-bit” by failing Justice System

Every now and then a criminal misfit exposes the soft underbelly of the Canadian small “j” justice system. A justice system that fails to protect us from the violent predatory cretins who roam our city streets looking for their next victim. Joshua Zachary Snakeskin (26) is precisely that, a violent […]

Police Issue Warrant in Stabbing Death
LOCAL NEWS

Police Issue Warrant in Stabbing Death

On Wednesday, January 23, 2018, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release indicating they’ve identified a suspect in a recent Furby Street homicide. On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of a woman injured in the 400 block of Furby […]

WPS Shoulder Flash
LAW & ORDER

Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit Working Pair of January Killings

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit is working overtime in their bid to solve the first two reported murder cases of the year. On January 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m., patrol officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of St. Anne’s Road and Fermor Avenue. Police report circumstances surrounding […]

Police Insider Captures – The Stories Behind the Lens
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Police Insider Captures – The Stories Behind the Lens

I’m sure many police officers scratch their heads when they see me at crime scenes snapping photographs. Some undoubtedly judge, others hopefully support. That’s life. I’m not in this to win hearts or make friends. When I decided to create a vehicle to bridge the gap between what the police […]

Finger Pointed in Woman’s Death – “Its Just Another Native Woman”
LOCAL NEWS

Finger Pointed in Woman’s Death – “Its Just Another Native Woman”

“Because it’s just another native woman. Just another native woman that passed away. Just another native woman who goes missing.” Eleanor Sinclair Those are the sentiments expressed by a grieving mother who recently lost her pregnant daughter in a tragic series of events. Eleanor Sinclair has many questions for the […]

WPS Forensic Investigator Seizes Clothing Item (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS

2017 Murder in River City – Year in Review

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit continued to lead Western Canadian Police Agencies when it comes to solving the ultimate crime. In 2017, the WPS investigated a total of twenty-three (23) homicides solving all but one case. That translates to a solvency rate of 95.65%. In 2016, the WPS Homicide […]