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Police and Peace Officer’s Memorial Ribbon Society

Published on March 11, 2011 By Sandra

In 1994, Vancouver Police Officer Shawn Coady learned of the death of Toronto Police Officer Todd Baylis.  Here, he speaks of what hearing the news was like and how The Memorial Ribbon Society was created: “Cst. Todd Baylis and his partner were attempting to arrest a suspected drug dealer when the suspect shot and killed […]

In the Line of Duty – Part Three – The Officer

Published on March 7, 2011 By Sandra

This topic always receives increased attention when there is a flood of law enforcement deaths.  2011 started badly for our blue family south of the 49th – their line of duty deaths have reached numbers never seen here in Canada. When I posted the first in this series on February 1, 2011, there were 17 […]

In the Line of Duty – Part Two – The Citizen

Published on February 13, 2011 By Sandra

I left on in the last post with a final comment on what we, both as officers and as citizens, can do about the deaths of our law enforcement. What can we do? Quite a bit, actually. ************ As a citizen, you are the eyes and ears of your police department.  You are an extra […]