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Why the Lethbridge Police Service’s “Wanted Wednesday” is messed up

Every week, the local cops do a “Wanted Wednesday” post on their social media accounts. Apparently the point is that they’ve lost contact with the individual, and they hope by posting, the public will recognize the person and give them some information that will allow them to locate them and arrest them. Each post includes […]

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Lethbridge cops seized over $600,000 in drugs since January 2020

But has it changed anything?

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Someone broke into our garage and stole half our stuff

The problem is our society perpetuates an ever-increasing divide between those who have the most and those who have the least.

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AB justice minister announces special advisor for police reform

Last week, the Alberta government announced that they had appointed a special advisor to assist them in their review of the Police Act.

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UCP government bans carding. Kind of.

But there’s a catch.

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Alberta Sheriffs shut down yet another Lethbridge drug house. Again.

Here’s the thing though: shutting down drug houses doesn’t make communities safer.

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Is Blaine Hyggen trying to prevent public presentations to city council?

If the “Defund the Watch” organizers requested to present to city council, why are they listed as a written submission? And why is Hyggen’s name next to their submission?

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Countering the racist tweets of Lethbridge’s crisis negotiator

Mike Reeder is a sergeant with the Lethbridge Police Service. He’s been with the LPS for 32 years. In his spare time, he occasionally retweets racist stuff.

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A critical response: Cops charge 6 people in Lethbridge drug bust

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Police Service published a media release regarding 6 arrests they made last Friday related to drug trafficking. In the release, they name all 6 individuals.

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Opinion

Why do we still refuse to believe sexual assault victims?

You’ve probably noticed an increase in media reports of famous men being accused of varying degrees of sexual violence, ranging from sexual harassment to sexual assault to rape. If you’ve been reading the news reports and following the reaction on social media, you’ve probably heard people saying that the accused persons deserve due process. Or […]