Tag: Police Involved Shooting

Man Who Stabbed Tactical Team Officer ID’d – Record for Violence
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Man Who Stabbed Tactical Team Officer ID’d – Record for Violence

The man who was shot to death by a Winnipeg Police Tactical Team Officer has been identified by friends according to a CTV news report. The deceased man has been identified as Evan Caron (33) of Winnipeg. News reports indicate Caron had thirteen (13) prior criminal convictions for a number […]

RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here
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RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here

It was just a matter of time I suppose. On March 2nd, 2017, the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) issued a press release indicating they charged RCMP Constable Abram Letkeman with a number of offences in connection with his use of deadly force in Thompson, Manitoba on November 21, 2015. […]

WPS CUFFS, BADGE & SHOULDER FLASH
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IIU Investigation Game Changer for WPS Officers

On June 18, 2015, the Manitoba Independent Investigations Unit (IIU) became operational. It didn’t take long, ninety-five (95) days to be exact, for the IIU to catch its first fatal Police involved shooting case. On September 21, 2015, Haki Sefa (44) died in what appears to be an armed confrontation […]

Evan Cromarty (FB)
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NO CHARGES FOR RCMP OFFICER WHO SHOT NORWAY HOUSE GANGSTER –

The Alberta Serious Response Unit (ASIRT) issued a press release today indicating no charges will be laid against the Manitoba RCMP Officer who shot twenty-one (21) year old gangster Evan Cromarty in Norway House Cree Nation on July 20, 2014. The shooting sparked considerable controversy when news broke indicating Cromarty was shot on […]

Evan Cromarty (FB)
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NORWAY HOUSE MAN SHOT BY POLICE A WANTED FUGITIVE

The man at the center of a controversial Police involved shooting is reported to be a fugitive from justice. On July 20, 2014, Evan Matthew Cromarty (20) was shot by an RCMP Officer after he fled on foot from his parents residence.  Police subsequently charged Cromarty with aggravated assault, break […]

THE MICHAEL BROWN SHOOTING – Police, Race, Riots & CNN
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THE MICHAEL BROWN SHOOTING – Police, Race, Riots & CNN

I have to apologize to my friends and followers on social media for getting on this topic so late in the game. Yes, that means you Cara @HappyCaraT and several other Facebook friends and Twitter followers who asked me to weigh in on the conversation.  Those inquiring minds included my […]

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 […]

The Shooting of Andrew Baryluk – The Information Vacuum vs The Media Mine Field
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The Shooting of Andrew Baryluk – The Information Vacuum vs The Media Mine Field

Conspiracy theorists suffered a fatal blow today when Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis held a press conference disclosing information that Andrew Baryluk (52) died as a result of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. In case you missed the back story…. On July 30, 2014, at approximately 10:45 am, members of the Winnipeg […]