Author: James G Jewell

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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
EDITORIALS

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 […]

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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 […]

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers
EDITORIALS

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouseā€¦ In reality, a lot of terrible shit goes down over the Holidays in the violent crime and murder capital of Canada. While most people view Christmas as a peaceful, joyous time […]

Spike in Youth Involved Homicide Largely Ignored
EDITORIALS

Spike in Youth Involved Homicide Largely Ignored

If a tree falls in the forest and no ones around to hear it, does it make a sound? If youth involved homicide in Winnipeg spikes and the media doesn’t bother to report it, does anyone care? That’s a question we need to ask ourselves given that we’ve seen what […]

Police Investigate Murder – One Deceased, One Critical
LOCAL NEWS

Police Investigate Murder – One Deceased, One Critical

After a period of relative calm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit suddenly find themselves working a case of bloodletting that very nearly morphed into a double murder investigation. On December 13, 2017, at approximately 2:35 a.m., EMS personnel responded to the 100 block of Charles Walk regarding […]

Impaired Arrests Troubling for Chief – Testy Presser Streamed Live on FB
LOCAL NEWS

Impaired Arrests Troubling for Chief – Testy Presser Streamed Live on FB

It was a tough day at the office today for Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth. Smyth called a hasty presser this afternoon to share disturbing news regarding recent arrests of two off duty WPS officers. Smyth provided the following information; On Monday, November 20, 2017, an off duty WPS officer […]