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Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle spoke to the media about the video that allegedly shows an officer using excessive force. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Internal investigation into aggressive arrest by Kelowna Mountie

A video allegedly shows a Kelowna Mountie striking a man several times

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle spoke to the media about the video that allegedly shows an officer using excessive force. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Police are on scene at 1502 Fulford-Ganges Rd. on Salt Spring Island. (Gulf Islands Driftwood photo)

RCMP, coroner investigate murder-suicide on Salt Spring Island

Two dead, police say there is no risk to the public

Police are on scene at 1502 Fulford-Ganges Rd. on Salt Spring Island. (Gulf Islands Driftwood photo)
A family pays their respects to victims of the mass killings at a checkpoint on Portapique Road in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, April 24, 2020. As pressure mounts on the federal and Nova Scotia governments to call an inquiry into one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history, the country’s leading scholar on inquiries says Ottawa and the province should do the right thing and work together on a joint inquest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A family pays their respects to victims of the mass killings at a checkpoint on Portapique Road in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, April 24, 2020. As pressure mounts on the federal and Nova Scotia governments to call an inquiry into one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history, the country’s leading scholar on inquiries says Ottawa and the province should do the right thing and work together on a joint inquest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones as students head back to their studies. (Submitted photo)

Extra care required from Chilliwack drivers as students return to school

RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones and urging motorists to be extra cautious

RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones as students head back to their studies. (Submitted photo)
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Surrey mayor’s party under fire for ‘sickening’ tweet accusing northern B.C. RCMP of murder

Mayor Doug McCallum says tweet, Facebook post ‘sent out by unauthorized person’

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Driver of a car that rolled over on the Evans Road overpass in Chilliwack on May 24, 2020 was impaired, according to the RCMP. (Submitted)

Police say Chilliwack driver who flipped car on overpass Sunday was impaired

Witnesses say rollover incident was preceded by vehicle and motorcycles speeding all over town

Driver of a car that rolled over on the Evans Road overpass in Chilliwack on May 24, 2020 was impaired, according to the RCMP. (Submitted)
A man carrying firearms was arrested May 28, 2020 on Young Road. (Black Press file)

Camo-clad man carrying guns arrested in Chilliwack

Turns out the guns were trigger locked and the man was subsequently released by RCMP

A man carrying firearms was arrested May 28, 2020 on Young Road. (Black Press file)
Chilliwack athlete Derek Trainor carried the torch into the Pacific Region Training Centre grounds during the Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of the Special Olympics last June. This year, the event will be held virtually due to COVID-19. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Chilliwack RCMP support Special Olympics athletes

This year’s torch run aiming to raise $30,000 for B.C.’s athletes

Chilliwack athlete Derek Trainor carried the torch into the Pacific Region Training Centre grounds during the Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of the Special Olympics last June. This year, the event will be held virtually due to COVID-19. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
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Body of Maple Ridge man recovered near Harrison Lake

21-year-old last seen on May 16 when he fell into Silver Creek

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Signs are posted and RCMP officers are on the lookout for car thieves, but police say the public has a role to play in preventing theft. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack RCMP offer tips to thwart car thieves

Summer is a busy season for thieves who profit stealing from cars left at parks and beaches

Signs are posted and RCMP officers are on the lookout for car thieves, but police say the public has a role to play in preventing theft. (Submitted photo)
aA fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, May 8, 2020. A former neighbour of the gunman behind last month’s mass shooting in Nova Scotia says she reported his domestic violence and cache of firearms to the RCMP years ago and ended up leaving the community herself due to fears of his violence.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
aA fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, May 8, 2020. A former neighbour of the gunman behind last month’s mass shooting in Nova Scotia says she reported his domestic violence and cache of firearms to the RCMP years ago and ended up leaving the community herself due to fears of his violence.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The RCMP’s costly contract policing obligations across Canada are draining resources from the force’s federal duties in areas such as organized crime and national security, an internal government memo warns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP facing ‘systemic sustainability challenges’ due to provincial policing role

Provinces, territories and municipalities pay anywhere from 70 to 90 per cent of the cost of the RCMP’s services

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The RCMP’s costly contract policing obligations across Canada are draining resources from the force’s federal duties in areas such as organized crime and national security, an internal government memo warns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chilliwack RCMP officers on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

RCMP confirm man dead in Chilliwack shooting incident

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the RCMP’s role in the death

Chilliwack RCMP officers on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A two-year-old boy was hit by a car at this Squamish intersection on Saturday, May 23, 2020, RCMP said. (Squamish RCMP handout)

Boy, 2, left with ‘soft tissue injuries’ after being hit by car in Squamish intersection

Boy was release from hospital, police continue to investigate

A two-year-old boy was hit by a car at this Squamish intersection on Saturday, May 23, 2020, RCMP said. (Squamish RCMP handout)
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Allegedly impaired South Surrey driver arrested twice within hours

Man taken home by police was later found at the wheel of different vehicle, RCMP say

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RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope

RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope

Two charged after alleged assault, vehicle theft, shoplifting in four Alberta and B.C. communities

RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope
Police and rescuers find one person deceased off of Highway 7 after crash days ago

Police and rescuers find one person deceased off of Highway 7 after crash days ago

Reports of a vehicle over an embankment prompted police, SAR, fire crews and ambulance response

Police and rescuers find one person deceased off of Highway 7 after crash days ago
A small plane crashed at the south end of Pitt Lake Tuesday afternoon with a lone occupant – the pilot. (Google maps)

48-year-old Maple Ridge pilot ‘unhurt’ after Pitt Lake plane crash, RCMP confirm

A mayday call was received at the Pitt Meadows Airport Tuesday afternoon

A small plane crashed at the south end of Pitt Lake Tuesday afternoon with a lone occupant – the pilot. (Google maps)
Keven Biagioni and other police officers around the world are doing their best to avoid catching COVID-19 as they work to keep their communities safe. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP officer safeguards family while keeping community safe

Keven Biagioni has a child who is vulnerable to COVID-19, and must be mindful of that at work

Keven Biagioni and other police officers around the world are doing their best to avoid catching COVID-19 as they work to keep their communities safe. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)