RCMP arrests related to national security probe

The RCMP have arrested two people following raids on two homes in Kingston, Ont., in what officials are calling a national security investigation involving multiple police forces. CBC News reports that the arrests included a minor and involved both Kingston police and the help of the FBI in the United States. [node:read-more:link]

Police push woman to ground outside fundraiser

A 74-year-old woman was knocked to the ground by a police officer during an anti-pipeline protest on Wednesday. The dramatic incident, which was captured on camera by CTV Vancouver, happened outside a lunchtime Liberal fundraiser attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. [node:read-more:link]

Police accuse "New IRA" of terrorist killing

Police in Northern Ireland blamed militants opposed to British rule there for the killing of a young journalist who was covering a night of violent unrest in Londonderry. Police say the shooters are members from the New Irish Republican Army, a militant republican group formed several years ago from the merger of several splinter groups. [node:read-more:link]

Four shot dead in Penticton, BC

Scenes of anguish and bloodshed gripped Penticton on Monday, leaving four dead on what should have been just another day. Supt. Ted De Jager, commander of South Okanagan-Similkameen RCMP, said reports came in at 10:30 a.m. of a shooting outside a home in the downtown area. [node:read-more:link]

Chairperson named to RCMP review committee

Last week, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, announced the appointment of Mr. Charles Smith as Chairperson of the RCMP External Review Committee, an independent administrative tribunal that conducts impartial case reviews and issues findings and recommendations for appeal decisions in certain RCMP employment and labour relations matters. [node:read-more:link]


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