Crime & Courts

Prince Albert's Police Chief Troy Cooper is forming a committee of Indigenous women to advise the police.
Prince Albert's Police Chief Troy Cooper is forming a committee of Indigenous women to advise the police. File photo/paNOW Staff

Police Chief to form advisory committee of Indigenous women

By Taylor MacPherson
June 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

In an effort to improve the historically-troubled relationship between Indigenous women and police, Prince Albert's Police Chief said he is working to form an advisory committee of local female Indigenous leaders.

Police take cover behind vehicles with guns drawn as a standoff ensues in North Battleford.
Police take cover behind vehicles with guns drawn as a standoff ensues in North Battleford. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Two arrested after morning standoff in North Battleford

By paNOW Staff
June 24, 2017 - 2:20pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

North Battleford RCMP say two men were taken into custody after a standoff Saturday at a home in the north-central part of the city.

RCMP surrounded a home on the 2000 block of 101 Street regarding a firearms complaint early Saturday morning.

(Left to right) Police Chief Troy Cooper, Inspector Jason Stonechild, City Councillor Evert Botha and Midtown Neighbourhood Watch President Peter John take questions from the crowd at last night's forum.
(Left to right) Police Chief Troy Cooper, Inspector Jason Stonechild, City Councillor Evert Botha and Midtown Neighbourhood Watch President Peter John take questions from the crowd at last night's forum. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Police share ideas at Midtown Neighbourhood Watch Forum

By Taylor MacPherson
June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Concerned Midtown residents had an opportunity to discuss crime-reduction plans with city police last night at a community forum held at the John M. Cuelenaere Public Library.

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