Man's wife found dead in Valleyfield after he tells police he 'attacked' her
Man's wife found dead in Valleyfield after he tells police he 'attacked' her Sûreté du Québec officers entered the house on Verner St. and found the woman motionless around 3 p.m. Her death was confirmed at the scene.
Since 2014 , the city has experienced a surge in both violent crime and property crime . Possession charges for opioids and crystal meth were almost non-existent a decade ago, but both have Ayliffe said Calgary police have boosted resources in targeted areas to address specific types of crime that
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Crime in Calgary has increased, and while it's not necessarily caused by the city's economic troubles, there's certainly a link, an analyst told the Calgary Police Commission on Tuesday.
Calgary Police Service crime and intelligence analytical section manager Rebecca Davidson says stress from the economy is reflected in the data, especially when it comes to domestic violence.
"We're seeing almost a doubling of the number of incidents since 2014. We're seeing that it is tied to the economy in terms of a relationship, not causation," she told the commission.
"But we do know that those families that are already struggling, having economic stressors on top of that can obviously exacerbate situations of domestic strife."
Police confirm three members of VPD sex crimes unit under investigation
The Vancouver Police Department on Thursday confirmed that an investigation is under way into allegations levelled against three cops assigned to the same unit that disgraced police detective Jim Fisher worked for. “As part of a thorough investigation conducted by the VPD into the actions of Jim Fisher, concerns about the conduct of three members from the counter exploitation unit related specifically to the Fisher investigation were referred to an independent agency for investigation,” said an email from the VPD Thursday.
British police are arresting nine people per day for attacks on the internet as they attempt to clamp The increase in the Midlands is staggering as figures showed an 877 percent rise in the number of arrests since 2014 , when Police have been blasted over what some see as a misuse of resources.
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Davidson said another big issue is drug use — particularly, methamphetamine.
"It's cheap, it's easily to obtain, and it's highly addictive," she said.
"And it, unfortunately, leads to volatile behaviour which is unpredictable — where we've seen, obviously, random acts of violence. And it's driving other types of crime, where people are looking for that next hit. So, you'll see car prowlings and other types of crime."
She says many crimes are ones of opportunity, such as thefts of vehicles left running while unattended.
Police Chief Mark Neufeld acknowledged the public purse is tight, but he told the commission his force will manage.
"The bottom line is we're focused, as we've said, regardless of the outcome of budget deliberations and that sort of thing. We're going to be here for Calgarians either way," he said.
Calgary woman finds bullet hole in kitchen cupboard, police investigating .
Photos from the home show a small bullet hole in the siding on the outside of the home, a hole in an inside wall near a curtain rod and a hole in a kitchen cupboard. -- With files from Global News' Carolyn Kury de Castillo