Tag: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Attack on Law Enforcement Reprehensible – Truth Irrelevant in APTN Discussion
EDITORIALS

Attack on Law Enforcement Reprehensible – Truth Irrelevant in APTN Discussion

It’s difficult for Law Enforcement Agencies to build bridges in Indigenous Communities when radical Indigenous activists seem motivated to keep driving that wedge. Last week I received an invitation to appear on APTN InFocus, an interactive Indigenous centric show hosted and produced by Dennis Ward – @DennisWardNews on Twitter. This […]

Child & Family Services – A Pathway to Homicide?
EDITORIALS

Child & Family Services – A Pathway to Homicide?

I just read an opinion piece published on the CBC News Indigenous site penned by Pamela Palmater, called “Foster care system one of the paths to murdered and missing Indigenous women.” I consider the piece important for a number of reasons; The author is an intelligent, educated Indigenous women, an […]

WPS Forensic Investigator Seizes Clothing Item (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS

2017 Murder in River City – Year in Review

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit continued to lead Western Canadian Police Agencies when it comes to solving the ultimate crime. In 2017, the WPS investigated a total of twenty-three (23) homicides solving all but one case. That translates to a solvency rate of 95.65%. In 2016, the WPS Homicide […]

Leslie Spillett
EDITORIALS

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 Information Office held a press conference announcing the arrest of an 18-year-old offender believed to be responsible for the 2014 killing of Angela Marie Poorman […]

11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark
LOCAL NEWS

11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark

The WPS Homicide Unit achieved a milestone today that hasn’t been accomplished for almost 12 years – a 100% solvency rate. In a press release today, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the arrest of an 18-year-old offender who has been charged with 2nd degree murder in the killing of Angela Marie […]

John David Goundry (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Just Another Day in the Meat Grinder – Domestic Violence Case Fails to Inspire

It was a tragic case of domestic violence. A total of fifteen stab wounds, seven to the abdomen and eight to the arms. The victim left to die on a cold bedroom floor, abandoned and alone. In homicide circles the eight injuries to the arms are known as “defensive wounds.” A defensive wound […]

Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript
LOCAL NEWS

Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has made an arrest in the 2012 killing of Simone Sanderson (23). On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Police held a press conference announcing the arrest of Kyllan James Ellis (28) of Lorette, Manitoba.  Ellis has been charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with Sanderson’s […]

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb
EDITORIALS

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb

Police don’t give a shit when Indigenous women go missing or get murdered! That’s the essence of the false narrative perpetuated by Indigenous leaders, politicians and certain elements in main stream media. To me, it’s not all that surprising a 14-year-old Indigenous girl has developed a belief system based on that kind of racist messaging. […]