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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 […]

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WPS CHIEF CLEARS AIR ON GIBSON TRAGEDY

Closure. Closure is an over used, simplistic word when it comes to the world of tragedy and death. It’s a word I’ve always hesitated to use when it comes to Homicide Investigations.  My experience in these matters tells me that nothing is ever “closed” when it comes to the profound […]

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POLICE CONFIRM MURDER / SUICIDE IN GIBSON TRAGEDY

On October 3, 2013 the WPS called a press conference to advise media and the public they’ve concluded the criminal aspect of the investigation into the tragic deaths of a young mother and her two (2) children. In a press release Police stated, “This matter, like all homicide investigations, required […]

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THE GIBSON TRAGEDY – Hard Truths

There are many hard truths in Policing. One of the hardest truths Police Officers face is the fact there are some things we simply can’t change. Working on the front lines of Policing has never been a more dangerous, difficult or challenging job.  Responding to 911 calls is a task […]

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WPS INADVERTENTLY ADDS TO STIGMA ATTACHED TO MENTAL ILLNESS

It was a tragic event. On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 around 8:00 am, members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to #3 Coleridge Park Drive in response to a “check the well-being call” after receiving a troubling 911 call. Upon arrival, Police located the lifeless bodies of Anna (2) & […]

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TRAGEDY UNWINDS – Mystery Solved, Questions Remain

On Sunday, July 28, 2013, the WPS announced they recovered the body of Lisa Gibson (32) from the treacherous waters of the Red River. Gibson was located Saturday, July 27, 2013 at approximately 9:30 a.m. after she was spotted by a group of canoeists in an area south of the […]

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PLOT THICKENS IN CHILD MURDERS – Hunt for Mother Still On

It’s not the kind of thing anyone wants to see in their neighbourhood. An impromptu shrine memorializing two (2) young children who met a horrible fate in a middle class, peaceful, suburban community.  Cards, flowers and Teddy Bears are starting to amass on the boulevard just outside the reaches of […]

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WPS PUT HUNT ON FOR WESTWOOD WOMAN

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:00 am, emergency services personnel were dispatched to a “Check the Wellbeing” call in the 100 block of Coleridge Park Drive. Upon arrival responding personnel located two young children in the residence.  Both children were transported to the Hospital in critical condition and have […]