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GANG EXIT STRATEGY 101
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GANG EXIT STRATEGY 101

The WPS Homicide Unit investigates several gang related murders every year.  In 2013, Winnipeg has already recorded two such killings; February 15 – William Moar (24) April 2 – Nigel Dixon (20) (The murder of Nigel Dixon remains unsolved) Both killings had the typical ear marks of a gang related killing, […]

MURDER – A Big Boy Crime
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MURDER – A Big Boy Crime

I have a good understanding of the complexities of crime and the issues that face Judges when they deliberate on sentencing decisions. What I don’t understand is why the Courts waste time deliberating on sentencing decisions that have all the outward appearances of a “slam dunk.”  Decisions like the one […]

GANG EXIT STRATEGY – An Uphill Climb
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GANG EXIT STRATEGY – An Uphill Climb

So what do you do for a gang kid in Winnipeg who wants to get out of a street gang? The answer is simple, you enrol him or her in the gang exit strategy program. The only problem is, the Murder, Violent Crime, Robbery & Gang capital of Canada doesn’t […]

RACIAL PROFILING vs TACTICAL CRIME ANALYSIS
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RACIAL PROFILING vs TACTICAL CRIME ANALYSIS

Racial profiling. Just say the words and watch the contortions on the faces of the politically correct champions of Justice. Like it or not, race is a big issue in the Province of Manitoba, even more so after the release of Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers report that highlights a forty […]

THE ELUSIVE TRUTH – Winnipeg’s Crime Problem
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THE ELUSIVE TRUTH – Winnipeg’s Crime Problem

Call it what you want, the elusive truth, the inconvenient truth or just call it the plain truth. Winnipeg is not a safe City. I’m not even sure why the subject is being debated.  Statistics Canada should have added some clarity to the issue when they designated our City as […]

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EVIL IS AS EVIL DOES

Daniel Andrew Campbell (23) finds himself in a bit of a jam. He’s facing a potential “dangerous offender” designation pending the results of an evaluation to be performed by Ontario forensic psychiatrist Dr Philip Klassen.  Such a finding would mean that Campbell would receive an indeterminate sentence and remain behind […]

WINNIPEG CRIME SCENE
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STATS DON’T LIE – People Do!

It’s not often I read something Winnipeg Sun Columnist Tom Brodbeck writes that I disagree with. That didn’t change when I saw his latest headline, “Less Downtwon Crime Overall? That’s B.S.,” The story was in response to a report released by the City on Thursday, April 4th, regarding the impact […]

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Winnipeg Gang Life – The False Promise

Notorious Indian Posse gangster Jeffrey Bruyere caught himself an eleven (11) year sentence for Manslaughter yesterday in a Winnipeg Courtroom.  Bruyere plead guilty to the charge last year after the Crown made a plea bargain deal to drop the original Second Degree Murder charge. Bruyere stood accused of participating in […]