Use of force in 2018 arrest of man who fought K9 justified, Alberta police watchdog says

An Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigation revealed Tuesday that the use of force by police during an arrest in 2018, which left a man with serious injuries, was justified. ASIRT’s job is to investigate allegations of police misconduct and…

Police watchdog clears Alberta Mountie of any wrongdoing in deadly 2017 shooting

An officer with the Gleichen RCMP detachment “acted reasonably” when he fatally shot a 26-year-old man from Morley, Alta., in a traffic stop that went awry in October 2017, according to Alberta’s police watchdog. In a news release issued Tuesday,…

ASIRT investigating police shooting after chase near Hardisty

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting near Hardisty in eastern Alberta on Sunday evening. Police had been chasing a truck on Highway 13 near Hardisty around 5:20 p.m. Several tire deflation…

Random attack led to central Alberta officer-involved shooting: ASIRT

Alberta’s police watchdog says an officer was randomly attacked by people on the side of the road before firing his service weapon last week. A lone RCMP officer was driving near Blackfalds around 5:30 that morning when he reportedly came…

3 men who allegedly stole RCMP car arrested after police shoot one of them near Red Deer

A man was taken to hospital on Friday after being shot during a confrontation with an RCMP officer during an early morning incident in west of Red Deer in central Alberta. According to the RCMP, officers were called around 5:30…

ASIRT release details on Cochrane standoff, officer-involved shooting

Investigators have released more details about the weekend’s incident in Cochrane, Alta., that led to a 28-year-old man being shot and later dying. According to a release from the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, RCMP and their emergency response team…

ASIRT investigating overnight officer-involved shooting in Cochrane

Posted December 7, 2019 12:20 pm Updated December 7, 2019 12:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Serious Incident Response Team has been called in to investigate a shooting involving…

Suspects in Monterey Park shooting fired at Calgary police first: ASIRT

Posted October 16, 2019 2:56 pm Updated October 16, 2019 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ As the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Monterey Park last week continues, the…

Reports of armed men led to officer-involved shooting, manhunt in Calgary

October 10 2019 8:05pm Calgary police say an incident that led to an officer-involved shooting and eventual manhunt started with reports of three armed men at a home. Christa Doa reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…