Tag: Corporate Power Brokers

Drug Arrest (Circa 1990)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Legal Perspective (Part V)

I’m one of the lucky ones. Lawyers don’t often find themselves in situations where they can truly feel proud of the work they do. That’s not to say lawyers should feel ashamed of the work they do. In fact, the opposite is true. Practicing law is a noble profession. However, […]

POLICE RECRUIT (CIRCA APRIL 1987)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – Judgement Day (Part IV)

Judgement Day On August 23, 2011, I spent the day at Grand Beach with my son and one of his little buddies. Grand Beach is located approximately 80 kilometres north of our City on Lake Winnipeg, the sixth largest lake in Canada. It was a perfect day, the sun was shining, the […]

Corporate Power Brokers – The Arbitration “Shock & Awe” (Part III)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Arbitration “Shock & Awe” (Part III)

The battle lines were drawn. We were headed for an expedited arbitration hearing. I was to be represented by Winnipeg Police Association lawyer Mr Keith LaBossiere.  Mr Michael Jack was to represent the City and Police Service.  The arbitrator – Mr Arne Peltz, from all accounts, a non-biased, intelligent, experienced professional. […]

Corporate Power Brokers – The Winds of War (Part II)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – The Winds of War (Part II)

The Elizabeth Lafantaisie murder was the seventh (7th) reported homicide in 2011. The good news was we managed to solve all seven (7) cases achieving a 100% solvency rate. The bad news was scuttlebutt around the station indicated the Executive of the Police Service would not be implementing any of the […]

Corporate Power Brokers – How to Beat Them at Their Own Game (Part I)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – How to Beat Them at Their Own Game (Part I)

In the Spring of 2009 I accepted one of two coveted positions of Sergeant in charge of the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit. The City of Winnipeg has long been considered the Murder Capital of Canada (per capita) and often ranks #1 in the Country when it comes to violent […]

Corporate Power Brokers – Police Insider Version of Horrible Bosses (Introduction)
Corporate Power Brokers

Corporate Power Brokers – Police Insider Version of Horrible Bosses (Introduction)

Since my career ended with the Winnipeg Police Service I’ve received a tremendous amount of email expressing interest in the “inside” story regarding the role high-ranking Police Corporate Power Brokers played in the treachery that forced me out of the profession I so loved. The interest has come from readers, serving and retired […]