RCMP February 14, – The victims are largely in their mid s to late 50s, with each gender as likely to fall prey to scams, said Sgt. It hurts their pride as well,” he said. Over time, those expenses ballooned and he began asking for tens of thousands of dollar at a time, vowing to reimburse her, she said. RCMP said many people who fall prey to such scams are reluctant to report the crime, out of embarrassment or — in the case of older people — out of fear that they will lose independence as concerned family members step in. Scammers create fake online profiles in order to gain someone’s trust then ask for money, often claiming to be faced with an emergency, RCMP said. That can involve fake social media profiles as well as those on dating sites or apps. Some red flags to watch for include someone professing their love before meeting in person, or claiming to be from the same town but working overseas, which may be a setup to ask for money later, the force said. The best solution is to simply not send anyone money, it said. RCMP also said there are safety risks with online dating because it’s difficult to verify a person’s identity or motivations before meeting them.
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Galliford says the rampant sexism within the ranks of the RCMP that ruined her health and career may also have contributed to the mismanagement of the Pickton murder investigation, at a cost of many lives. Galliford said the information on illegal guns at the Pickton farm that precipitated that warrant was already in the old Coquitlam RCMP file. If there was new evidence, as they claimed, she said she was never able to find out what it was.
Nor did she get an explanation for the past inaction.
Another female RCMP officer has filed a lawsuit against the force alleging abuse. The officer, Staff Sgt. Caroline O’Farrell, 52, filed the claim this week in Ontario Superior Court. The abuse.
An RCMP disciplinary board ruled against the constable. In fact, in November , Kropielniski elbowed an accused in the head, knocking him off a chair and onto to the floor in the RCMP cellblock in Bonnyville, Alta. In that case, the officer, now in his late 30s, also hit the accused in the head with a closed fist. Kropielniski later pleaded in criminal court and apologized.
An Alberta judge cited several supportive character reference letters when she ruled that even though Kropielniski pleaded guilty, he would be spared jail. Once he pleaded guilty to the assault, prosecutors in Alberta dropped the criminal charge. In one entry, he complained about testifying in court against an accused.
For that internal problem, Kropielniski received counselling — the minimum informal disciplinary action under the RCMP Act. In his latest disciplinary ruling, on Sept. The nature of his profession demands that, as peace officers, members must hold themselves to a much higher standard of conduct than what is expected from a member of the general public. Members must live by a much stricter code of self-discipline and this is even more important when engaged in the very duties for which they are trained.
The constable, convicted in criminal court, was docked five days pay by the Mounties for each assault in the cellblock.
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The victims are largely in their mid s to late 50s, with each gender as likely to fall prey to scams, said Sgt. It hurts their pride as well,” he said. Scammers create fake online profiles in order to gain someone’s trust then ask for money, often claiming to be faced with an emergency, RCMP said. That can involve fake social media profiles as well as those on dating sites or apps.
Some red flags to watch for include someone professing their love before meeting in person, or claiming to be from the same town but working overseas, which may be a setup to ask for money later, the force said. The best solution is to simply not send anyone money, it said.
RCMP have issued a warning after two men using a dating app were allegedly assaulted and one of them abducted after arranging separate meetups in Richmond, B.C., last weekend. Both men were using.
The officer, Staff Sgt. The abuse, she alleges, took place in the 80s. Her suit names 13 of the other officers she worked with and claims that during the years and ’87 she was assaulted and abused. Abuse, harassment, during Musical Ride tour CTV News reports that the suit alleges she was “repeatedly subjected to a ritual known as horse-troughing – grabbed by the arms and legs, sprayed with cold water, then dragged face-down through riding school shavings mixed with manure and urine.
As she continued to sleep another officer filmed the officer with the finger-penis. O’Farrell was shown the video, as were others, and she says she felt abused, as if the victim of a sexual assault. When she made complaints, she claims the abuse intensified. There was minimal intervention from superior officers, no substantial punishment for the officers involved and the abuse did not let up for the duration of her time in the musical ride. She believes she was subjected to abuses because she is female and alleges the events negatively impacted a marriage, stalled her RCMP career and continue to haunt her.
These are the defendants named in Staff Sgt.
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Alleged attacks stemming from dating app meetups prompt RCMP warning Alleged attacks stemming from dating app meetups prompt RCMP warning RCMP have issued a warning after two men using a dating app were allegedly assaulted and abducted after arranging separate meetups in Richmond, B. Sep 11, September 11 Tantan is a Chinese mobile social dating platform, similar to Tinder. Both men were using Tantan, an app similar to Tinder, to meet someone they believed was called Stephanie.
New online scam combines romance and investment in ‘really twisted scheme’ 1st incident One of the men arranged to meet “Stephanie” in southwest Richmond on Saturday.
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Will eventual unionization be the panacea to all that ails? Or, is it the subtle push over the cliff for an organization which is reeling, staggering under a bloated bureaucracy, inept Federal direction and inadequate financing and resources? In the last twenty years this stetson and breeches symbol of Canada is quickly becoming just that; a symbol, not a viable operational policing structure; proving itself time and again no longer able to be all things to everyone.
A Federal agency not able to admit its shortcomings. There is mounting evidence that it is slipping, has lost sight of its core abilities, no longer able to provide Municipal and Provincial policing, at least not at an acceptable or comparable level to other police agencies. A colossal ship unable to turn in time, unable to steer clear of modernization, try as it might. They are a struggling para-military organization which seems confounded by the need to absorb and learn about labour law, sexual harassment, grievances, arbitration, wage negotiations and the other policy trappings of policing in the new age.
More often than not the preferred solution was to ignore the problem, often for years on end. It was not necessarily acceptable nor right, but it was the way of the times. The vast majority of the officers in the RCMP were ironically, anti-union, with a greater chance of breaking up a strike or quelling demonstrations than voting for or supporting a union. The officers of those days carried their.
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Frequently the only government presence in North America’s harsh northern climate the RCMP has and continues to shape the north today. A strike of coarse gold at the Fortymile River started the first gold rush in the area. The Canadian Government wanted to ensure that this district remained Canadian and was not annexed by the United States. Charles Brown, were sent to the Yukon in order to assess the situation. Constantine recommended that a sizeable detachment be established in the area in order to keep the peace.
A “Bonanza” gold discovery was made on Rabbit Creek and the real gold rush began.
A rash of fires at unoccupied properties in the Collingwood, N.S. area has prompted the Cumberland District RCMP to ask for the public’s help in identifying the person or people who might.
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Individuals affected by the Wells decision will be contacted by mail in January with information on how to submit additional documents to have their application reassessed. Those who wish to have their applications reviewed will be asked to submit the form and documents with a postmark no later than days after receipt of their letter. In January TBD , the Government of Canada and Federation of Newfoundland Indians will notify the 58, applicants eligible for re-assessment as a result of the Wells decision on next steps for the reassessment of their application.
Those affected should ensure their mailing address is up to date by contacting the Qalipu toll-free telephone line Individuals whose mailing address has not changed since their initial application are not required to provide updated information. In accordance with the and Agreements, and with the Enrolment and Appeals Processes, no exemptions or exceptions were granted to Veterans or members of other distinctive groups.
The Government of Canada recognizes and deeply values the meaningful contributions of Indigenous Veterans, RCMP, Canadian Armed Forces and other members of the military, to the development of our nation, and honours the sacrifices they have made in the defense of freedom and the pursuit of world peace.
Alleged attacks stemming from dating app meetups prompt RCMP warning
We were both on a dating site and he quicky asked me to jump over to Yahoo and use regular email so I set up a bogus account on Yahoo and also gmail, and Installed the chat. His profile was pretty good. Widowed, one child , age 15 however, once we got to regular email his emails were very choppy.
Oct 28, · This is RCMP Cst Shane Walker (Badge Number from the Strathcona County RCMP Detatchment) handling a report of stolen property, a stolen plate, and .
Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi killing: Todd Gray claims he faced bullying and harassment and was forced to ride in the horse trailer as a member of the RCMP Musical Ride in the late s. Two veteran male RCMP officers are the lead plaintiffs. They recount workplace horror stories and health problems they claim stem from pervasive and “systematic bullying, intimidation and harassment” within the force, according to the page suit filed Friday in federal court.
In an exclusive interview, Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Greenwood recalled the fallout he says he endured after reporting allegations of bribery and corruption against fellow drug officers in The new lawsuit seeks compensation for potentially tens of thousands of people, on a force that currently has 29, employees, not to mention thousands more dating back decades.