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The RCMP presence in Central Okanagan public schools is being reviewed by the board of education. (File photo)

RCMP presence welcomed in Central Okanagan public schools

Staff survey feedback overwhelmingly positive from students, staff and parents

 

The arrest south of Winnipeg occurred before Bernier was to arrive at a protest in the city. (Twitter/Maxime Bernier)

Maxime Bernier arrested following anti-rules rallies in Manitoba: RCMP

He’s been charged with exceeding public gathering limits and violating Manitoba’s requirement to self-isolate

 

One of the five vehicles involved in an incident on Highway 97 north of Okanagan Falls on June 10. (Facebook)

Police searching for car that caused 5-vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Okanagan Falls

No serious injuries were reported despite the number of vehicles involved

 

Salmon Arm police are investigating an overnight crime spree that occurred in Blind Bay overnight on June 9/10. (File photo)

Reported vehicle theft part of overnight crime spree in the Shuswap

RCMP believe suspects in stolen vehicle used bank cards taken from other vehicles

Salmon Arm police are investigating an overnight crime spree that occurred in Blind Bay overnight on June 9/10. (File photo)
B.C. Major Crimes Unit is investigating after a woman’s body was found in Naramata home June 9, 2021. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Police discover woman’s body in Okanagan home while investigating double homicide

Police believe all three killings are targeted acts related to drug and gang activities

B.C. Major Crimes Unit is investigating after a woman’s body was found in Naramata home June 9, 2021. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Downtown Vernon crime was the target of a nine-day enforcement blitz by RCMP recently. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star file photo)

RCMP take aim at downtown Vernon crime

Blitz sees team make 33 arrests, recover stolen property, perform 162 investigations

Downtown Vernon crime was the target of a nine-day enforcement blitz by RCMP recently. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating an incident in which a man was injured during an arrest in Falkland on Dec. 3, 2019. (File Photo)

IIO investigates after man injured during arrest in Falkland

RCMP were advised in March that the Dec. 2019 injury may have been more serious than originally thought

The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating an incident in which a man was injured during an arrest in Falkland on Dec. 3, 2019. (File Photo)
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Privacy watchdog says RCMP’s use of facial-recognition tool broke law

Privacy commissioner issues report on the force’s information gathering from U.S. firm Clearview AI

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Thieves are targeting seniors in a gift card scam. (Black Press file photo)

North Okanagan seniors scooped by scam

Several elderly residents have tried to purchase large amounts of gift cards for scam

Thieves are targeting seniors in a gift card scam. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP. (File photo)

RCMP seek witnesses in Kelowna hit and run

Police say a woman was struck by a dark-coloured SUV while crossing Underhill Street at Baron Road

RCMP. (File photo)
(Photo: Twitter@SurreyRCMP)

Fireworks mistaken for shots fired on Westside

Large police presence has residents alarmed due to recent standoff

(Photo: Twitter@SurreyRCMP)
Two individuals were located inside a vehicle which was eventually stopped by police. One adult male and one child, believed to be under the age of 12 years old, were taken to hospital. (File photo)

Child, man injured after gunshots exchanged during police chase near Merritt: RCMP

The child was in the vehicle alleged to be fleeing from police after stolen property investigation

Two individuals were located inside a vehicle which was eventually stopped by police. One adult male and one child, believed to be under the age of 12 years old, were taken to hospital. (File photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News file)

‘Distraught man’ arrested after Kelowna apartment building fire

The man barricaded himself in a room while fire crews attempted to put out a fire at the building

RCMP. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News file)
Andreea Pirvu, 26, sat on a tripod for about four hours on Wednesday. Sgt. Elenore Sturko said Pirvu started getting drowsy from the heat, which is one reason why they chose not to extract. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Andreea Pirvu, 26, sat on a tripod for about four hours on Wednesday. Sgt. Elenore Sturko said Pirvu started getting drowsy from the heat, which is one reason why they chose not to extract. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Chase RCMP have identified the suspect officers attempted to arrest while tracking down a black SUV. (File photo)
Chase RCMP have identified the suspect officers attempted to arrest while tracking down a black SUV. (File photo)

Man allegedly bites officer, drives over spike belts during arrest attempts by Chase RCMP

Sergeant said officers found suspect asleep at wheel of parked vehicle on three separate occasions

Chase RCMP have identified the suspect officers attempted to arrest while tracking down a black SUV. (File photo)
Chase RCMP have identified the suspect officers attempted to arrest while tracking down a black SUV. (File photo)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News file)

Former Kelowna Mountie pleads guilty to breach of trust

Brian Burkett also faces a number of civil lawsuits alleging sexual assault, inappropriate messages

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News file)
Lorence Williams is charged with second-degree murder. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Kelowna man charged with murder, victim identified

Lorence Earl Williams, subject of a brief manhunt this week, charged with second-degree murder

Lorence Williams is charged with second-degree murder. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm RCMP vehicle. (File photo)

Young suspect in Blind Bay vandalism turned in to Salmon Arm RCMP

Police investigating other incidents involving suspect

Salmon Arm RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
A loaded handgun was seized from a vehicle during an early morning traffic stop in Vernon May 31. (RCMP photo)

Loaded gun found in Vernon RCMP traffic stop

Routine patrol leads to arrest of 39-year-old

A loaded handgun was seized from a vehicle during an early morning traffic stop in Vernon May 31. (RCMP photo)
Two suspects, pictured in the distance in this video still, reportedly caused a family to flee a Chehalis Lake campsite in fear during Victoria Day weekend. Anyone with information is asked to contact Agassiz RCMP at 604-796-2211. (Photo/RCMP)

Family forced to leave Harrison campsite after suspects fire pellet gun, brandish machete

Anyone with info should call Agassiz RCMP at 604-796-2211

Two suspects, pictured in the distance in this video still, reportedly caused a family to flee a Chehalis Lake campsite in fear during Victoria Day weekend. Anyone with information is asked to contact Agassiz RCMP at 604-796-2211. (Photo/RCMP)