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Delta police searching for suspect in alleged sex assault

Police say two boys were assaulted by a male teen Sunday outside South Delta Secondary in Tsawwassen

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People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Four of 55 reviews into police shootings completed in 2020; one officer charged

Experts say it is common for an investigation into a police shooting to take months or more than a year

People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell. (City of White Rock)

Semiahmoo First Nation chief has no plans to resign from Surrey Police Board

Harley Chappell believed his father’s connection to Hells Angels ‘was common knowledge’

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell. (City of White Rock)
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Man pepper-sprays Subway worker during attempted robbery in Abbotsford

Victim was not seriously injured in incident on Wednesday night

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
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SIMPSON: A poem from 1895 just might change your view on policing

Tell us your thoughts about policing in Surrey and beyond by emailing edit@surreynowleader.com

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Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)

Lipinski interviewing for deputy chiefs, working on the Surrey Police Service’s badge

Surrey Police Service’s first chief constable says he’s interviewing for three deputy chiefs, with postings closing Friday

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) has found Delta Police “acted lawfully” while trying to arrest a man for allegedly stealing a taxi from the Tsawwassen ferry terminal on May 29, 2020. The IIO concluded the man died of self-inflicted wounds “despite all attempts to save his life.” (Black Press Media file photo)

Delta police cleared in death of man near Tsawwassen ferry terminal

IIO finds police “acted lawfully” and man who allegedly stole a taxi died of self-inflicted wounds

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) has found Delta Police “acted lawfully” while trying to arrest a man for allegedly stealing a taxi from the Tsawwassen ferry terminal on May 29, 2020. The IIO concluded the man died of self-inflicted wounds “despite all attempts to save his life.” (Black Press Media file photo)
Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018. Facebook photo
Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018. Facebook photo
Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Bloody man with hands tied escapes home, leading to 12-hour police incident in Abbotsford

No suspects found in home after investigators obtain search warrant

Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Shane MacKichan photo)
Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has been accused of the sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford masseur accused of sexual assaults of 3 women

Charges are pending against Reinhard ‘Bud’ Loewen of Bud’s Massage Therapy

Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has been accused of the sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
FILE – A rainbow flag flies at Queen’s Park at the annual Pride flag raising ceremony at the official launch of Pride Month in Toronto on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima

Canadian police chiefs apologize for 1968 opposition to decriminalizing homosexuality

Chief Bryan Larkin says police continued to criminalize members of sexual and gender diverse communities

FILE – A rainbow flag flies at Queen’s Park at the annual Pride flag raising ceremony at the official launch of Pride Month in Toronto on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima
Cops converge in a Marshall Road parking lot on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 3) after an inmate escaped from corrections officers. The man was taken back into custody a short while later. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: Prisoner shot at by guards in Abbotsford had history of escapes

Stephane Bissonnette escapes from corrections officers, but is arrested a short while later

Cops converge in a Marshall Road parking lot on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 3) after an inmate escaped from corrections officers. The man was taken back into custody a short while later. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Lefeuvre Road, near Myrtle Avenue, was blocked to traffic on Thursday (Dec. 3) after an abandoned pickup truck was found on fire. Police are investigating to determine if there are any links to a killing an hour earlier in Surrey. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Torched truck found in Abbotsford an hour after killing in Surrey

Police still investigating to determine if incidents are linked

Lefeuvre Road, near Myrtle Avenue, was blocked to traffic on Thursday (Dec. 3) after an abandoned pickup truck was found on fire. Police are investigating to determine if there are any links to a killing an hour earlier in Surrey. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Suspect tries to thwart police in Abbotsford with false 911 call about men with guns

Man twice sped away from officers and then tried to throw them off his trail

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
A heavy police presence was on scene on Dec. 28, 2017 following the shooting death on Bates Road in Abbotsford of Alexander Blanarou, 24, of Surrey. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Three men charged with Abbotsford shooting death of Surrey man

Alexander Blanarou, 24, was killed in a rural area on Dec. 28, 2017

A heavy police presence was on scene on Dec. 28, 2017 following the shooting death on Bates Road in Abbotsford of Alexander Blanarou, 24, of Surrey. (Abbotsford News file photo)
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Scam-savvy North Delta couple help would-be victims avoid Bitcoin fraud

Mike’s Convenience Store owners have stopped several folks from being scammed at their Bitcoin ATM

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Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)

Hail to the chief – an in-depth interview with Surrey Police Service’s first boss

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski will assume his historic new role on Dec. 14

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)
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Vancouver elementary school locked down after unknown man walks into classroom

Police arrested the man and sent him for a psych evaluation

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Delta police launch online reporting tool

Site for reporting non-emergencies such as vandalism, fraud under $5K, lost property, traffic incidents

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Sukhi Sandhu, organizer of Wake Up Surrey. (File photo)

Wake Up Surrey welcomes Lipinski as city’s new police chief

But Surrey Police Service will not solve Surrey’s gang violence on its own, Sukhi Sandhu says

Sukhi Sandhu, organizer of Wake Up Surrey. (File photo)