RCMP

RCMP officer Ed Dewijn is part of the season outdoor policing team patrolling the large region around Cultus Lake, Harrison Lake and Chilliwack Lake road. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP officer enjoys life patrolling the back country

Ed Dewijn is part of the outdoor policing team, keeping people safe in Chilliwack’s remote areas

RCMP officer Ed Dewijn is part of the season outdoor policing team patrolling the large region around Cultus Lake, Harrison Lake and Chilliwack Lake road. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)

Missing plane linked to reported crash in Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge

Light plane with two aboard was due to arrive at Delta’s Boundary Bay airport

Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)
Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)

VIDEO: Langley Mom wants to hear from driver involved in crash that killed her son

‘We, as a family don’t know what really happened’

Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)
Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. (Credit: Castanet)

Kelowna Mountie who punched suspect identified, condemned by sister

‘How did he get away with this? How is this justifiable?’

Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. (Credit: Castanet)
The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP heard gunfire en route to suspicous activity

Chilliwack man, 42, sent to hospital after shooting, RCMP have confirmed

The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. Credit: Castanet.

Kelowna Mountie on desk duty following ‘aggressive’ arrest

The officer involved in an arrest that took place on May 30 in Kelowna has been placed on administrative duties

Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. Credit: Castanet.
RCMP were on scene on June 4, 2020, at a house on Fairview Drive in Chilliwack that was the scene of a police incident the previous day. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

Investigators comb through Chilliwack house following standoff

RCMP say investigation involves report of an early morning shooting

RCMP were on scene on June 4, 2020, at a house on Fairview Drive in Chilliwack that was the scene of a police incident the previous day. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

VIDEO: RCMP Emergency Response Team at known drug house in Chilliwack

Armed officers respond to reports of shots, bring in ERT, K-9 unit and spike belt

The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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)
(File photo: Amy Reid)

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’

(File photo: Amy Reid)
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
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