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Police watchdog investigating after man dies during Whitehorse-area traffic stop

A police oversight body from Alberta is investigating after a man died…

 

Whitehorse man pleads guilty to kicking cop in the chest during 2018 arrest

Jeffrey Blackburn pleaded guilty to assaulting a peace officer and violating his bail conditions

 

Community grieves for two teens killed in a single-vehicle collision

A Haines Junction man is facing multiple charges including impaired driving

 

Yukon RCMP federal investigations unit lost funding for two positions in 2018-19

The Yukon RCMP’s federal investigations unit has been running with two fewer…

Snowmobilers rescued after falling through ice on Bennett Lake

Carcross RCMP officers rescued two men who had fallen through ice on the lake’s north shore Thursday

RCMP stops result in nine impaired driving charges

From Dec. 1, 2018 to Jan. 1, 2019, Yukon RCMP officers stopped about 325 vehicles

Court rules man assaulted by RCMP can continue arguing Charter violations

The judge also decided the police must release documents related to training and policing

Police warn public to be wary of phone scams

No, you can’t pay back taxes with iTunes gift cards

Two women rescued from current at Miles Canyon

Police are asking people to use ‘extreme caution’ when swimming in lakes and rivers

Justice department releases Yukon policing priorities for 2018-19

Priorities for this year include addressing violence towards women and building better relationships with First Nations

UPDATED: Volunteer firefighter dead after ambulance rolls into highway ditch near Haines Junction

The Yukon Coroner’s Service has identified the deceased as 19-year-old Elizabeth Boyd.

Man at centre of Whitehorse standoff says RCMP overreacted

‘It’s just stupid, stupid, stupid’

Parents should have been informed sooner of Whitehorse school threat, student’s father says

Kirk Cameron says he wanted more timely and clearer communication between the school and parents

Yukon government funds new RCMP unit to investigate unsolved murders

The territorial government will spend $442,000 a year for the next three years to fund the unit

Whitehorse RCMP officer who sexually assaulted colleague to be sentenced in February

Const. Stephen Knaack was in court Jan. 30 as the Crown and defence presented sentencing submissions

For new RCMP Mayo commander, post is a homecoming

RCMP Cpl. Robert Drapeau took over as the commander of the Mayo detachment six months ago

RCMP not using Whitehorse courthouse cellblock due to ‘deficiencies’

The cellblock is still being used by courthouse staff, including court sheriffs

Pelly Crossing death confirmed as homicide

The body of Derek Edwards, 37, was found in Pelly Crossing Dec. 13

Police, coroner investigating suspicious death in Pelly Crossing

Investigators have ordered an autopsy, which will take place in Vancouver Dec. 18