Edmonton homicide detectives investigating suspicious death

The Edmonton police homicide unit is taking over the investigation into a suspicious death late Monday night. Police were called to the area of 101 Street and 118 at around 10:20 p.m. after a report of a disturbance. READ MORE:…

Edmonton police officer cleared of wrongdoing in 2017 shooting

Nineteen months after a young man was shot by Edmonton police during an arrest, Alberta’s police watchdog has ruled the officer who pulled the trigger acted reasonably in the circumstances. The 22-year-old suspect “presented a risk of grievous bodily harm…

Too many false alarms could mean new annual fee for Edmontonians with home security systems

The Edmonton Police Service is looking for feedback on a proposal to levy a new $15-per-year fee against anyone registering a home security system. The fee is intended to help reduce the number of false alarms to which police are…

Police looking for person of interest in southeast Edmonton break-and-enter spree

Edmonton police have released photos of a man they believe may have information about a string of break and enters in southeast Edmonton. Between April 24 and April 30, police received reports of seven brazen, overnight break and enters in…

Canine bulletproof vest with intruder camera added to Edmonton police arsenal

Edmonton police are excited to have a new piece of equipment to help protect members of their canine unit. Last week, the EPS Canine team received three different sizes of Level 2 armour ballistic vests — the equivalent of bulletproof…

Cannabis extractions labs causing residential explosions in Edmonton

The Edmonton Police Service says officers recently responded to two significant explosions and fires caused by cannabis extraction labs. These labs isolate tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, from cannabis to produce cannabis oil or a highly concentrated form of THC called “shatter”…