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Edmonton police see high dropout rate of recruits who prefer to let their fingers do the talking

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
At 10 per cent, Edmonton's attrition is higher than Winnipeg's, which has a one-per-cent rate, and the Saskatchewan Police College, which loses an average of one recruit per class. Since February 2o13, EPS has lost 33 recruits out of 334. The Calgary ...
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Edmonton police find fentanyl and weapons in north end drug seizures - ‎May 25, 2016‎
On Wednesday, the Edmonton Police Service announced seven people are facing charges after officers seized $94,000 worth of street drugs along with weapons in a series of north end raids last week.

Service fee for too many calls to Edmonton police a potentially dangerous idea

MetroNews Canada - ‎May 17, 2016‎
"As I argued to committee, it was like this chap was using the Edmonton Police Service as a private security company," McKeen says, in an email.

Former prostitute sues Edmonton police over alleged 1992 sex assault, coverup

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The April 25 lawsuit also alleges that similar sexual assault allegations were made 19 years later against the same officer, who has since resigned, and police asked the sex-trade worker to be a witness against him at an Edmonton Police Service ...
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Edmonton a safe city, residents tell police in survey

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Results of the survey were presented Thursday to the Edmonton Police Commission and show an overall improvement in citizen satisfaction with the Edmonton Police Service. Asked about perception of crime levels in Edmonton compared to other Canadian ...
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Man killed in northeast Edmonton shooting - ‎6 hours ago‎
I can only reiterate that this neighbourhood is typically very peaceful and I would suggest that the neighbours shouldn't be alarmed,” Insp.

'They have nostalgic value': Edmonton police collect artifacts for 125th anniversary - ‎May 16, 2016‎
In preparation for its 125th anniversary, the Edmonton Police Service has started to piece together its history and is looking to the public for help.
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Police investigating suspicious death, autopsy scheduled

CTV News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Edmonton police said Friday that the investigation was underway after a man was found dead in an apartment Thursday night. Officers with the Edmonton Police Service Northwest Division were called to the apartment, located near 82 Street and 123 Avenue, ...

'He wanted to fly': Career Day soars above expectations for Edmonton boy - ‎12 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: An Edmonton high school student experienced something extraordinary this week, something most people take for granted.
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Edmonton theatre washroom incident results in child porn charges - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Sgt. Steve Sharpe with the Edmonton Police Service said it is alleged Voon used a mobile device to record a video of an individual in the movie theatre washroom.
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Woman charged in connection to city's 22nd homicide of 2016

CTV News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Edmonton Police said Thursday that charges had been laid against a woman; days after police arrived at a northwest Edmonton apartment building and found a man dead inside.
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'Digital swatting' may be behind worldwide school bomb threats, including one in Edmonton

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) and Red Deer RCMP are working together to investigate whether the threat originated from the same individual or group, EPS spokesman Scott Pattison said Thursday.
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ASIRT looking into Edmonton police cells death - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team will be looking into the death of a 47 year old man early Thursday morning in an Edmonton Police Services cell block. ASIRT says the man was arrested for theft and two breaches of bail conditions, just after ...

Opinion: Caution about police bodycams is warranted

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The most comprehensive study in Canada was completed by the Edmonton Police Service between 2011 and 2014. The main findings indicate that police use of force and citizen complaints did not decrease during that period.

Edmonton man arrested in connection with dozens of break and enters in and around the city - ‎May 19, 2016‎
In each incident, police said the suspect seems to have broken in through a main door, robbed the business, and then broke through the walls to get into neighbouring businesses.
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Bomb threat ends, students return to Jasper Place High School - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Edmonton Police Service said the bomb threat was made by telephone message. No suspects are in custody. Police were initially called to the west-end school just before 10 a.m.. Staff and students were evacuated and sent to St. Francis Xavier High ...

Police Looking For Woman, 23, Missing Since April - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing Kelsie Jones. The 23-year-old was last seen on Sunday, April 10, 2016 in the St. Vital area of Winnipeg.
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Police make $100000 drug bust

Fort Saskatchewan Record - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The drug bust came about as the result of a joint investigation between Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and Edmonton Alert, an integrated team that includes Edmonton Police Service and RCMP members. The investigation dates back to Oct. 2015, when ...
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Ontario ban on pit bulls strands Fort McMurray family in Manitoba - ‎17 hours ago‎
She adds that she would have flown Lucy out of Edmonton had she known before they left how much trouble their cross-country trek would be.

Autopsy confirms Edmonton's 22nd death of 2016 - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... near 82 Street and 123 Avenue. An autopsy revealed the man died as a result of trauma to his upper body. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.