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Man facing charges after allegedly exposing himself to teenage girls in North Vancouver

Leon Stevens, 25, was arrested and charged with an indecent act and exposing genitals

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Delta police remind drivers to slow down as kids head back to school

DPD to start enforcement in school zones on Sept. 10 and enhance police presence throughout the year

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls Commissioner Michele Audette speaks during a press conference at the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak office in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police

There are multiple recent stories about Indigenous people dying during encounters with police

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls Commissioner Michele Audette speaks during a press conference at the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak office in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski
Surrey RCMP media relations officer Corporal Joanie Sidhu shows the media some of the evidence from a recent seizure, which included drugs, cash and a firearm, at a Whalley house on Aug. 20, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP seize ‘significant’ quantity of drugs, cash

Seizure included firearm, drug brick press: police

Surrey RCMP media relations officer Corporal Joanie Sidhu shows the media some of the evidence from a recent seizure, which included drugs, cash and a firearm, at a Whalley house on Aug. 20, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
Centennial Beach at low tide. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Hypothermic paddleboarder rescued in Boundary Bay

Delta police located the woman two kilometres from shore and unable to walk

Centennial Beach at low tide. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
RCMP pulled a body from the Pitt River Wednesday afternoon. It’s possible it’s a 25-year-old who went missing after a boating accident back in March. Police could not offer any comment on identity yet. (CarolAnn Hoo/Special to The News)

Unidentified body found floating in Pitt River

Mounties confirm it was a man who had been in the water some time

RCMP pulled a body from the Pitt River Wednesday afternoon. It’s possible it’s a 25-year-old who went missing after a boating accident back in March. Police could not offer any comment on identity yet. (CarolAnn Hoo/Special to The News)
A Canada flag flies beside an Nunavut flag in Iqaluit, Nunavut on July 31, 2019. The government of Nunavut is affirming its intention to create a civilian police oversight body after a recent review of a shooting death of an Inuit man. Territorial Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak says it’s a priority for her government to stop relying on other police forces to investigate actions of the RCMP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Nunavut moving to civilian police review following RCMP shooting report

Trust between Inuit and RCMP has been an issue for a long time

A Canada flag flies beside an Nunavut flag in Iqaluit, Nunavut on July 31, 2019. The government of Nunavut is affirming its intention to create a civilian police oversight body after a recent review of a shooting death of an Inuit man. Territorial Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak says it’s a priority for her government to stop relying on other police forces to investigate actions of the RCMP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canucks fans filled the Surrey/Delta intersection of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 21). (Twitter.com/VasimDesai photo)

Delta police encourage Scott Road Canucks fans to celebrate safely

Police will have in increased presence around Scott Road and 72nd Avenue on game nights

Canucks fans filled the Surrey/Delta intersection of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 21). (Twitter.com/VasimDesai photo)
“Today’s enforcement is at…. hint it’s a 50k/h area… noise and speed are the focus, however #RoadSafety is always a priority! #DriveSafe and have a great weekend! #whiterock,” White Rock RCMP tweeted Aug. 21, along with this image. (White Rock RCMP photo)

‘Busy summer’ for White Rock RCMP traffic enforcement

Last month, more than 190 vehicles were stopped

“Today’s enforcement is at…. hint it’s a 50k/h area… noise and speed are the focus, however #RoadSafety is always a priority! #DriveSafe and have a great weekend! #whiterock,” White Rock RCMP tweeted Aug. 21, along with this image. (White Rock RCMP photo)
Justin Morissette had his leg broken after asking anti-gay street preachers to stop in Vancouver’s West End on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (Justin Morissette/Twitter)

B.C. radio host left with broken leg after confrontation with anti-gay street preachers

Police say charges are being recommended and are investigating incident for hate crimes

Justin Morissette had his leg broken after asking anti-gay street preachers to stop in Vancouver’s West End on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (Justin Morissette/Twitter)
From left to right: Judith Sayers (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president), Jagmeet Singh, Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni MP), Moses Marin (Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation elected chief councillor) and Mariah Charleson (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council vice president) speak to the media at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 16. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Jagmeet Singh calls for ‘systemic change’ for policing during Vancouver Island visit

NDP federal leader met with the friends and family of Chantel Moore on Sunday

From left to right: Judith Sayers (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president), Jagmeet Singh, Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni MP), Moses Marin (Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation elected chief councillor) and Mariah Charleson (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council vice president) speak to the media at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 16. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Melissa Granum, executive director of the Surrey Police Board. (Submitted photo)

Transparency is the ‘lens’ Granum vows to apply to new Surrey Police Board

Executive director of Surrey Police Board sheds light on what Surrey residents can expect

Melissa Granum, executive director of the Surrey Police Board. (Submitted photo)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
Surrey RCMP is notifying the public of Howard Geddes-Skelding, a “dangerous sex offender who poses a high risk to re-offend,” has been released from BC Corrections and is living in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Police warn of ‘dangerous’ sex offender, with ‘high risk to re-offend,’ living in Surrey

Howard Geddes-Skelding, 28, was released from BC Corrections Aug. 14, Surrey RCMP say

Surrey RCMP is notifying the public of Howard Geddes-Skelding, a “dangerous sex offender who poses a high risk to re-offend,” has been released from BC Corrections and is living in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
Surrey RCMP has released a composite sketch of a suspect in an alleged break-and-enter at a Whalley home on Aug. 5, 2020. (Image: Surrey RCMP)

Police ask for help to identify suspect in alleged Surrey break-and-enter

Surrey RCMP say two men ‘kicked down the front door’ of the home

Surrey RCMP has released a composite sketch of a suspect in an alleged break-and-enter at a Whalley home on Aug. 5, 2020. (Image: Surrey RCMP)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)

Civilian oversight of Surrey police deemed ‘fundamental’

Surrey Police Board executive director says inaugural meeting showcased passion, focus

An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
Alberta physician killed after attack at Red Deer walk-in clinic

Alberta physician killed after attack at Red Deer walk-in clinic

One man has been arrested, police confirm

Alberta physician killed after attack at Red Deer walk-in clinic
Nine people were sent to hospital after a serious crash involving two cars and a pedestrian on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9, 2020). (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: North Delta crash sends nine to hospital

Two vehicles and a pedestrian were involved in the crash on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9)

Nine people were sent to hospital after a serious crash involving two cars and a pedestrian on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9, 2020). (Shane MacKichan photo)
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Delta police investigating shots fired in Tsawwassen

No injuries reported after police called to Parkrove Crescent Sunday afternoon (Aug. 9)

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