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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 […]

WPS Forensic Investigator Seizes Clothing Item (Photo JGJ)
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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
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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 mouse… 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
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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 […]

Shifters, Boozing & Cop Culture – The Down Low
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Shifters, Boozing & Cop Culture – The Down Low

Predictable End for Gangster with Gun
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Predictable End for Gangster with Gun

It was a predictable ending for a Winnipeg gangster shot and killed by members of the Winnipeg Police Service on Wednesday. In reality, we should be surprised it hasn’t happened sooner. Is there any reason we shouldn’t expect it to happen again…and soon? We saw it coming. The proliferation of […]

Police Officers Random Act of Kindness Starts “Virtual” Shitstorm
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Police Officers Random Act of Kindness Starts “Virtual” Shitstorm

A police officer buys an Indigenous woman a meal in a random act of kindness and a “virtual” shit storm ensues. Sound strange? It all started innocently enough. It was our 21st wedding anniversary and my wife wanted to treat me to a new and original dining experience. We planned […]

WPS Forensic Investigator Seizes Clothing Item (Photo JGJ)
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No End in Sight for Indigenous Bloodletting – MMIWG in Death Throes

It’s hard to find a reason to be optimistic regarding the plight of Indigenous people in the City of Winnipeg. The violence rages unabated with little hope or cure in sight. Those who believed the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls was the path to change […]