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The RCMP is shutting down its financial crimes unit in Ontar

The RCMP is shutting down its financial crimes unit in Ontario. Here’s why former top Mounties says it’s a mistake As alarm over money laundering increases, specialist investigators in financial crime will be reassigned to national security and organized crime units Despite multiple recent reports ...
by Thomas
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:25 am
 
Forum: RCMP
Topic: The RCMP is shutting down its financial crimes unit in Ontar
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Judge slams prosecution, declares 'abuse of process'

Judge slams prosecution, declares 'abuse of process' in major drug case In an unusual court decision, a judge has ruled there will be no drug trafficking trial for the former local head of Crime Stoppers, charged by the Ontario Provincial Police in 2016 following a massive marijuana grow-op bust in...
by Thomas
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Incompetence
Topic: Judge slams prosecution, declares 'abuse of process'
Replies: 0
Views: 49

SIU clears Kenora OPP officer

The provincial Special Investigations Unit has cleared an officer with the Kenora OPP of any criminal wrongdoing, after a 27-year-old man suffered a left knee fracture and dislocation during an arrest. The SIU’s report states that on May 11, 2019, officers arrested a 27-year-old man for breaching ba...
by Thomas
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:31 pm
 
Forum: Policing the Police
Topic: SIU clears Kenora OPP officer
Replies: 0
Views: 71

No charges against OPP after teen in custody exits moving cr

No charges against OPP after teen in custody exits moving cruiser KENORA, Ont. — Despite concerns about how the incident was handled, the Special Investigations Unit has decided that a criminal charge is not warranted in a case in which a 17-year-old girl was hurt trying to exit a moving OPP vehicl...
by Thomas
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:46 am
 
Forum: News
Topic: No charges against OPP after teen in custody exits moving cr
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Former OPP union bosses, lawyer look to reclaim reputation a

Former OPP union bosses, lawyer look to reclaim reputation and careers after jury clears them of fraud Almost five years after the RCMP laid shocking charges against three leaders of the Ontario Provincial Police union, along with a Toronto lawyer and a U.S. businessman, a Toronto jury found each o...
by Thomas
Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:47 am
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 26
Views: 24089

OPP officer causes crash, receives ticket

The Oxford OPP reported Friday that one of their own officers was ticketed after a collision between a car and an OPP cruiser. According to the statement, the incident occurred Tuesday when police responded to a crash between a car and an OPP cruiser on King Street in Ingersoll. The OPP charged a co...
by Thomas
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Provincial Statutes Violations
Topic: Officer charged after crash involving OPP cruiser in Ingerso
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Officer charged after crash involving OPP cruiser in Ingerso

Officer charged after crash involving OPP cruiser in Ingersoll A police officer has been charged after a crash in Ingersoll on Tuesday. Oxford County OPP say they responded to a collision involving a vehicle and one of their own OPP cruisers on King Street around 7:50 a.m. Police say one driver sus...
by Thomas
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Provincial Statutes Violations
Topic: Officer charged after crash involving OPP cruiser in Ingerso
Replies: 1
Views: 202

OPP’s powerful cellphone spy tech

Documents reveal OPP’s powerful cellphone spy tech. Why does it no longer use it? The Ontario Provincial Police acquired “Stingray” cellphone surveillance technology with the power to intercept private communications, according to documents obtained by the Star — a device with significantly more in...
by Thomas
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:12 pm
 
Forum: News
Topic: OPP’s powerful cellphone spy tech
Replies: 0
Views: 140

OPP officer charged after child hit by cruiser in August

An Ontario Provincial Police officer is facing a traffic charge in connection with an incident back in August. Police say the officer was driving a marked police cruiser on Muskoka Road North in Gravenhurst when the vehicle hit a child riding a bike. The 10-year-old was taken to hospital, treated fo...
by Thomas
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:13 pm
 
Forum: Provincial Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged after child hit by cruiser in August
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Officer charged for crash involving police cruiser

KITCHENER -- An officer is facing charges following a collision between a police cruiser and a pickup truck. OPP responded to the incident at Queen Street in Simcoe around 4 p.m. on Wednesday. There were no reported injuries from the crash. The officer with five years of service has been charged wit...
by Thomas
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Provincial Statutes Violations
Topic: Police officer charged after crashing into pickup truck
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Police officer charged after crashing into pickup truck

A five-year member of the Ontario Provincial Police has been charged following a two-vehicle collision in Simcoe involving a police cruiser. The Ontario Provincial Police said on Wednesday shortly before 4 p.m., the police cruiser and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of West Street and Qu...
by Thomas
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Provincial Statutes Violations
Topic: Police officer charged after crashing into pickup truck
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Former Ontario police commander Brad Blair challenges new la

Former Ontario police commander Brad Blair challenges new law that limits lawsuits against province Ontario’s new law that gives the provincial government immunity from many lawsuits is being challenged as unconstitutional in the courts. The law – the first of its kind in Canada since suing governm...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:41 pm
 
Forum: Policing the Police
Topic: OPP leadership must be free of politicial suspicion
Replies: 157
Views: 44491

FORMER OPP ASSOCIATION BRASS FOUND NOT GUILTY OF FRAUD

FORMER OPP ASSOCIATION BRASS FOUND NOT GUILTY OF FRAUD Five men, including the former president, vice president and chief administration officer of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA), have been found not guilty of fraud after being accused of using their “high ranking positions” to di...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 26
Views: 24089

OPPA execs, lawyer and businessman exonerated in fraud case

OPPA execs, lawyer and businessman exonerated in fraud case A Toronto lawyer, three top officials with the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) and an American businessman were exonerated of fraud charges linked to their unorthodox purchase of a travel agency. A jury acquitted lawyer Andrew...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 26
Views: 24089

Jury finds former OPPA union executives not guilty of fraud

Jury finds former OPPA union executives not guilty of fraud A Toronto jury has found three former top officials of the Ontario Provincial Police Association, a lawyer and businessman, not guilty of fraud relating to their purchase of a travel agency almost five years after the RCMP laid the charges...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:38 pm
 
Forum: Corruption
Topic: RCMP charge three former high ranking members of the OPPA
Replies: 26
Views: 24089
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