The department was given a heads up that there was going to be a protest and rally in our area and called out for some additional members. We have a presence at protests to ensure that everyone is safe. As much as it’s our duty to keep the peace, it’s also our duty to ensure that members of the community can have legal, safe, non-violent protests. Fortunately the protest was civil and the crowd very pleasant.
Another platoon was short staffed so I took a call out shift to help out. I took a report of a found child’s bicycle in someone’s yard and was able to locate the rightful owner and return it. Returning property to anyone is rewarding, returning it to a smiling child is especially rewarding. Prior to lunch I was dispatched to a report of an assault and ended up tied up for most of the early afternoon taking statements and locating the suspect. Shortly before the end of shift I saw an MVI take place on the highway. Fortunately no one was seriously hurt. Continue reading Impaired getaway driver
One of the platoons was short today so I worked an overtime shift to help out. The shift began with a report of a missing and possibly suicidal person. I attended the home, spoke to a close friend and began the investigation. Based in the initial information we broadcast the person’s description and vehicle across the lower mainland. Fortunately it turned out to be a misunderstanding and the person was located at work but on a different job site. As I was clearing that report up we had a report of a residential break and enter where the home owner was home and confronted the suspect before the suspect fled. Unfortunately we weren’t able to locate a vehicle that matched the description but luckily nothing was taken and no one was hurt.