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 […]


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 […]


Manitoba Justice – Separating the “Wheat from the Chaff”

There’s an old saying about sympathy. It’s an off colour retort regarding where you can find it. Lucky for Sandra Dignard, a 37-year-old mother of four, […]


One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate

The issue regarding single officer patrol cars has been on the table many times between the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) and the City of Winnipeg […]

EDITORIALS Police Insider - Murder in River City - Year in Review

2016 Murder in River City – Year in Review

It’s never easy. Solving homicide cases is hard work. People who commit murder seldom do so during business hours and have little regard for statutory […]


The Police Beat – Insider Perspectives

“An altercation then ensued between the female and How which ended with the female stabbing him in the upper body.” That’s how Police described the […]


Keeping the Conversation Surreal – Spillett, Bennett Distort Reality

It was the first true test of leadership for newly anointed Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth. On November 29, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service Public […]


Making a Murderer Litigator Explores Bigger Picture in Avery Case

So that was interesting. On Wednesday evening, I attended a special event sponsored by the Criminal Defence Lawyers Association (CDLA) of Manitoba called, “An Evening with […]