Tag: The Police Insider

Spike in Youth Involved Homicide Largely Ignored
EDITORIALS

Spike in Youth Involved Homicide Largely Ignored

If a tree falls in the forest and no ones around to hear it, does it make a sound? If youth involved homicide in Winnipeg spikes and the media doesn’t bother to report it, does anyone care? That’s a question we need to ask ourselves given that we’ve seen what […]

Police Investigate Murder – One Deceased, One Critical
LOCAL NEWS

Police Investigate Murder – One Deceased, One Critical

After a period of relative calm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit suddenly find themselves working a case of bloodletting that very nearly morphed into a double murder investigation. On December 13, 2017, at approximately 2:35 a.m., EMS personnel responded to the 100 block of Charles Walk regarding […]

Impaired Arrests Troubling for Chief – Testy Presser Streamed Live on FB
LOCAL NEWS

Impaired Arrests Troubling for Chief – Testy Presser Streamed Live on FB

It was a tough day at the office today for Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth. Smyth called a hasty presser this afternoon to share disturbing news regarding recent arrests of two off duty WPS officers. Smyth provided the following information; On Monday, November 20, 2017, an off duty WPS officer […]

New Charges for Officer Involved in Fatal Hit & Run – Tessler
LOCAL NEWS

New Charges for Officer Involved in Fatal Hit & Run – Tessler

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba announced further charges today against a Winnipeg Police Officer charged in connection with a fatal traffic accident. Constable Justin Holz (34) was previously charged with Impaired Driving Causing Death and Failure to Stop at the Scene of an Accident Involving Death in connection with […]

Silence Deafening When Script Flipped in Domestic Violence Cases
LOCAL NEWS

Silence Deafening When Script Flipped in Domestic Violence Cases

I find it interesting. The lack of outrage expressed when a man is killed in a domestic violence homicide that is… On November 1, 2017 at approximately 2:10 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the report of an injured man in the area of Martha Street and Henry Avenue. On arrival, […]

Warrants Issued for Murder Suspects
LOCAL NEWS

Warrants Issued for Murder Suspects

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release announcing they have obtained Canada wide arrest warrants for 1st degree murder for two suspects wanted in connection with the Cities latest homicide. Police indicated they are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspected killers; The […]

Homicide Unit Investigating Shooting – Gang Related ?
LOCAL NEWS

Homicide Unit Investigating Shooting – Gang Related ?

On October 20, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m., emergency services personnel were dispatched to the 700 block of Sherbrook Street regarding a report of a man who had been shot. On arrival, police located a man suffering from an apparent gun shot wound (s). The man was rushed to hospital […]