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Christopher Matthew Brass (34) - WPS Handout
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Winnipeg Gangster Charged in 3rd Killing – RPS Investigating Agency

People who like to say, “good things come in threes” have never met Christopher Brass. Brass is a Winnipeg gangster sitting in the Provincial Remand Centre awaiting trial on 2nd degree murder and manslaughter charges in two unrelated city homicides. He just caught a third murder charge. On Friday, June […]

Constable James Forcillo (CTV News)
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Forcillo Jury Convicts on Attempt Murder – Focus Shifts to Mandatory Minimums

The verdict is in. Toronto Police Constable James Forcillo (32) has been found guilty of attempted murder in the 2013 shooting death of Sammy Yatim (18). He was found not guilty of charges of second degree murder and manslaughter. Forcillo pled not guilty to both charges at the start of […]

2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review
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2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review

Another year has come and gone and the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit continues to prove they are a force to be reckoned with. In 2015, the WPS investigated a total of twenty-three (23) homicides solving all but two cases securing a solvency rate of 91%. Solvency rates in the 90% range are […]

Axe Wielding Terror Suspect (NYC)
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FRONT LINE COPS FACE INCREASING DANGER – Terror, Non-Compliance, Haters Contributing Factors

“Do you think police officers need better protection and are conditions getting more dangerous for cops?” That was a question posed to me yesterday by CJOB producer Tristan Field-Jones. “If you’re able to join Charles Adler tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. to discuss this please let me know,” he continued. It’s […]

RCMP Supt Len Del Pino & WPS Supt Danny Smyth hold press conference (Photo JGJ)
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Police Joint Venture Smashes Drug Cell – City Council Candidate Nabbed in Police Sting

RCMP and Winnipeg Police brass held a press conference today releasing results of a fifteen (15) month covert operation dubbed Project Distress. Over the course of the investigation several search warrants were executed and charges have been laid against fourteen (14) individuals. One of those individuals was a former Winnipeg City Council prospect who campaigned in #wpg14. […]

Rubber Guns, Rubber Bullets, Rubber Rooms – “Where the Rubber Meets the Road”
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Rubber Guns, Rubber Bullets, Rubber Rooms – “Where the Rubber Meets the Road”

Have you ever observed a schizophrenic person walking down the street, fully engrossed in an emotionally charged soliloquy as they approach you? What was your reaction? Was it fear? Did you cross the street out of a concern for your safety? I recently travelled to the beautiful City of Vancouver, British Columbia […]

RUSHING RIVER PROVINCIAL PARK (PHOTO JGJ)
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OFF DUTY WPS OFFICER SAVES DROWNING MAN FROM BRINK OF DEATH

An off duty Winnipeg Police Officer is being credited with saving the life of a man on the brink of death last Wednesday. The story was published on the kenoradailyminerandnews.com website yesterday. The article indicates three (3) vacationing Winnipegers worked together to save the life of a man who was no longer breathing […]

FORGET CALLS FOR NATIONAL MMW INQUIRY – The Social Collapse Trifecta Requires Bigger Picture Thinking
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FORGET CALLS FOR NATIONAL MMW INQUIRY – The Social Collapse Trifecta Requires Bigger Picture Thinking

Sometimes things are so obvious people just can’t see them. While the Aboriginal Leadership in Canada wastes time spinning their wheels demanding a National Inquiry into the Missing & Murdered Aboriginal Women issue, the collective Aboriginal experience continues down the same dismal path. Poverty, exploitation, unemployment, addiction, incarceration, street gangs, sex trade, family […]