China protests paused as police flood streets and temperatures drop below freezing | World News

Chinese security personnel walk past a junction near the site of protest the day before in Beijing

Protests against China’s strict anti-lockdown measures have been paused as police were out in force on Beijing’s streets and temperatures dropped well below freezing. Shanghai, Nanjing, and other cities where online calls to gather were issued were also reportedly quiet. Rallies against China‘s unusually strict zero-COVID measures spread to several cities over the weekend in … Read more

China Strengthens Police Presence in Response to Protests

Chinese police patrolled the capital, Beijing, and China’s largest city and financial hub, Shanghai on Tuesday, working to prevent the resurgence of protests against the country’s COVID restrictions that have also included rare calls for President Xi Jinping to step down. Both cities were quiet overnight with police out in force, particularly in areas where … Read more

Council vote set to bring Surrey, B.C. one step closer to scrapping municipal police force – BC

Surrey, B.C., city council is set to hear from the head of the municipal RCMP detachment as it votes on directing staff to craft a final plan to keep the Mounties and scrap the transition in progress to a new municipal force. Reversing the transition, which has been underway since 2020 under the previous council, … Read more

Police seek footage of suspected impaired driving crash that injured 3 in Vancouver – BC

Police are canvassing for witnesses and dashcam footage of a suspected impaired driving crash that left three people injured in downtown Vancouver. The collision took place last Friday around 9:25 p.m. as the driver “lost control” while heading down East Cordova Street near Powell Street, eventually striking a pole. All three passengers, in their 30s, … Read more

Man “catfished” California teen before killing mom and grandparents, police say

Man “catfished” California teen before killing mom and grandparents, police say – CBS News Watch CBS News A former Virginia state trooper is accused of driving across the country to meet a teenage girl in California, murdering her family and then kidnapping her before police killed him. Nikki Battiste shares more. Be the first to … Read more

Regina police requesting public’s assistance following hit and run – Regina

The Regina Police Service (RPS) is requesting help from the public following a pedestrian and vehicle collision that sent a 24-year old man to hospital with injuries. Police say they received a call at approximately 2:41 a.m. on Nov. 28, 2022, reporting a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of 5th Avenue … Read more

5 Connecticut Officers Charged After Black Man Paralyzed in Police Van

New Haven, connecticut —  Five Connecticut police officers were charged with misdemeanors Monday over their treatment of a Black man after he was paralyzed from the chest down in the back of a police van. Randy Cox, 36, was being driven to a New Haven police station June 19 for processing on a weapons charge … Read more

San Francisco considers allowing police robots to use lethal force : NPR

Law enforcement has used robots to investigate suspicious packages. Now, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a policy proposal that would allow SFPD’s robots to use deadly force against a suspect. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images Law enforcement has used robots to investigate suspicious packages. Now, the San … Read more

Teen girl struck by vehicle in Etobicoke, police say – Toronto

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was struck by a vehicle in Toronto on Monday afternoon. In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Kipling Avenue and Goswell Road, near Burnhamthorpe Road, for reports a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle. Paramedics are rushing a teenage girl to hospital … Read more

Randy Cox paralyzed: 5 Connecticut officers charged over treatment of Black man injured in back of police van

Five Connecticut police officers were charged with misdemeanors Monday over their treatment of a Black man after he was paralyzed from the chest down in the back of a police van. Randy Cox, 36, was being driven to a New Haven police station June 19 for processing on a weapons charge when the driver braked … Read more