Police

A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

Trial of former police officer accused in George Floyd’s death gets underway

Legal experts said they expect prosecutors to play the video to the jurors early on

A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
Richard Wallace, founder and executive director of Equity and Transformation, poses for a portrait in Chicago on Monday, March 22, 2021. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. “George Floyd has taken systemic racism from personal problem to America’s issue,” Wallace said. “It’s clear we’re seeing a growing and maturing of a movement.” (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)

VIDEO: George Floyd spurred broad push for change globally, activists say

Minneapolis is bracing for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin

Richard Wallace, founder and executive director of Equity and Transformation, poses for a portrait in Chicago on Monday, March 22, 2021. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. “George Floyd has taken systemic racism from personal problem to America’s issue,” Wallace said. “It’s clear we’re seeing a growing and maturing of a movement.” (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
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North Delta crime beat, week of March 15

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 26, 2021
(James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of March 15

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 26, 2021
(Delta Police Department photo)
One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police issue 33 tickets during one-day commenrcial vehicle blitz

Police inspected 59 vehicles on March 16, with 31 given “notice and orders” or taken off the road

One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)
Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Former gangster Jarrod Bacon released from prison, with more stringent conditions

Red Scorpion member, formerly of Abbotsford, had his release suspended in December

Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)
A Grade 8 class at L.A. Matheson Secondary. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

COVID-19 vaccine priority groups alleviate concerns for Surrey frontline workers

Essential workers still waiting to find out specific details

A Grade 8 class at L.A. Matheson Secondary. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Councillor raises concerns about latest costs for Surrey Police Service

Linda Annis says McCallum’s promise the force would only cost 10% more is ‘complete fiction’

Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has now been charged with the alleged sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford masseur now charged with alleged sexual assaults of 3 women

Bud Loewen of Bud’s Massage Therapy was first arrested in December

Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has now been charged with the alleged sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
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North Delta crime beat, week of March 8

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 19, 2021
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(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of March 8

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 19, 2021
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The Surrey Police Service has hired three more inspectors: Tony Farahbakhchian, Rachel Milne and Benoit Rodrigue. (Photo: Surrey Police)

Surrey Police hires three more inspectors

Force adds to its ‘leadership cadre’

The Surrey Police Service has hired three more inspectors: Tony Farahbakhchian, Rachel Milne and Benoit Rodrigue. (Photo: Surrey Police)
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UPDATE: Police investigating report of indecent act in North Delta park

Woman reported a man touching himself in North Delta Community Park the morning of March 11

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(Delta Police Department photo)

Police hand out $2,300 fine to host of North Delta party

Delta police this week issued the ticket to the person who rented a house and hosted a party Feb. 20

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(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of March 1

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 11, 2021
(Delta Police Department photo)
(James Smith photo)

North Delta crime beat, week of March 1

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 11, 2021
(James Smith photo)
This .50 caliber paintball gun was recently seized by Delta police after an interaction with a teenager, who had the gun in the waistband of his pants. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police ask people leave their replica guns at home

Two recent incidents in North Delta highlight risk of having replica weapons in public, police say

This .50 caliber paintball gun was recently seized by Delta police after an interaction with a teenager, who had the gun in the waistband of his pants. (Delta Police Department photo)
A special committee has been appointed to look at reforming B.C.’s police act and is inviting the public to make submissions until April 30, 2021. (Black Press media file)

Have thoughts on B.C.’s review of the provincial Police Act?

Submissions will be accepted until April 30

A special committee has been appointed to look at reforming B.C.’s police act and is inviting the public to make submissions until April 30, 2021. (Black Press media file)
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South Delta crime beat, week of Feb. 21

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 8, 2021
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(James Smith photo)

North Delta crime beat, week of Feb. 21

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Mar 8, 2021
(James Smith photo)