Surrey’s new top cop looking forward to the challenge, even if it is short-lived

He could be the last Mountie in charge of policing in Surrey. But Chief Supt. Brian Edwards, Surrey’s new top cop, says he is ready for the challenge no matter what the future holds. Edwards, who will be promoted to assistant commissioner when he assumes the post in January, told reporters Thursday that he jumped […]

Maine Man Accused of Turning Child’s Playroom in Church into Meth Lab

A Maine man has been accused of turning a child’s playroom at a Methodist church into a lab that produces methamphetamine. Police busted Matthew Anderson, 33, after church officials at Buxton United Methodist Church in Buxton, Maine, told authorities on Thursday about “suspicious activity” happening upstairs inside the playroom at the church, the Buxton Police Department […]

Halifax police respond to viral video, say man faces charges of assaulting police – Halifax

Halifax Regional Police have confirmed that they are aware of a video circulating of an arrest they made on Quinpool Road Wednesday. The video, shared widely on social media, shows police deploying a conducted energy weapon on a man as officers attempt to arrest him. The arrest comes only days after Halifax police issued a […]

Sexual offences least solved crime in Ireland last year – CSO

03/12/’19 From left, Andrew McLindon, Director of Corporate Communications with An Garda Siochana, and Deputy Commissioner, John Twomey and Assistant Commissioner, Michael Finn pictured this morning at Garda Head Quarters, Phoenix park for a media briefing on recorded crime detection 2018….Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin Sexual offences least solved crime in Ireland last year – […]

Report: Tinder, OKCupid Don’t Screen for Registered Sex Offenders

Popular hook-up app Tinder and dating sites OKCupid and PlentyofFish — all owned by online dating giant Match Group — don’t perform criminal background checks on their users, allowing convicted rapists and other registered sex offenders to roam freely, according to a new report. While parent company Match Group performs background checks for its flagship site, Match.com, the […]