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Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth: Which way will he go? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

UPDATED: Hard lobbying on Surrey policing debate as Farnworth to receive city’s report Thursday

Farnworth is expected to reveal his decision early in the new year

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth: Which way will he go? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on April 11, 2022. British Columbia is introducing a two-tiered heat alert and response system to help people and communities stay safe this summer when temperatures rise. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

OUR VIEW: Farnworth, consistency, and Surrey’s policing furor

Have B.C.’s Public Safety Minister and the NDP painted themselves into a corner?

  • Dec 14, 2022
B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on April 11, 2022. British Columbia is introducing a two-tiered heat alert and response system to help people and communities stay safe this summer when temperatures rise. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Surrey council approves ‘draft’ of final plan to retain RCMP on 6-3 vote

The final plan will be submitted to Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth for consideration by Dec. 15

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Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officers on patrol together. (File photo)

Surrey Mounties say Surrey Police Union shared ‘protected police information’ on social media

The Surrey RCMP says it has alerted Surrey Police Service to investigate

Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officers on patrol together. (File photo)
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Surrey massage therapist faces sex-assault charge following report at 96 Avenue clinic

Police ask anyone with information to call 604-599-0502 and speak with the Special Victim’s Unit

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A stabbing in the 12700 block of 66 Avenue in Newton has left one woman dead. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Fatal stabbing takes life of 1 woman in Newton

The residential complex was the scene of another fatal stabbing two years ago

A stabbing in the 12700 block of 66 Avenue in Newton has left one woman dead. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Kristopher Prevost was last seen on Nov. 19 (Submitted Photo: Surrey RCMP)

UPDATE: IHIT takes over investigation of missing Surrey man

Kristopher Prevost, 24, was last seen at 10 a.m. on Nov. 19

Kristopher Prevost was last seen on Nov. 19 (Submitted Photo: Surrey RCMP)
Keian Blundell at Canuck Place in Vancouver. (File photo)

Surrey RCMP helps Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive collect 9,000 toys since 2017, plus $32K cash

The annual drive happens until Dec. 15, in memory of Langley boy who died of leukemia

Keian Blundell at Canuck Place in Vancouver. (File photo)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)

Top Surrey Mountie says RCMP path forward ‘remarkably simple’

Surrey Police Union fear-mongering, Edwards says

Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)
Surrey RCMP said a missing 23-year-old woman has been found deceased, but that criminality is not thought to be a factor in her death. (File photo)

UPDATE: Missing Surrey woman found dead, ‘criminality not a factor’

Woman, 23, was last seen Nov. 21 in the 6600 block of 133 Street

  • Nov 25, 2022
Surrey RCMP said a missing 23-year-old woman has been found deceased, but that criminality is not thought to be a factor in her death. (File photo)
Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey cop facing new sexual assault charge

Cpl. Peter Leckie is set to appear in court Dec. 14

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Surrey RCMP photo)
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LETTER: Policing fiasco was missed opportunity that cost Surrey millions

From now on, discussions on public safety should be more diverse, not limited to policing

  • Nov 24, 2022
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A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)

Catalytic converter thefts on rise in Surrey, police say

There were 559 recorded in the last quarter alone

A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)
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UPDATE: Missing Surrey woman found safe

She, 66, last seen at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in the 8900 block of Queen Mary Boulevard

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A Surrey man has been charged with using social media to threaten an American journalist. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Surrey man charged with threatening American journalist

Surrey RCMP say Nicholas Sullivan, 38, was arrested with help of FBI

A Surrey man has been charged with using social media to threaten an American journalist. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council votes 5-4 to maintain Surrey RCMP as city’s police department

City staff will instruct the Surrey Police Service on behalf of council ‘to pause all new hiring and expenditures pending further Council direction’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officer serving side-by-side. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Pledge sees 275 of 293 Surrey Police Service officers reject crossing over to RCMP

Surrey Police Union says 94% of its members have ‘No Intention’ of joining RCMP if SPS ceases to exist. But Mayor Brenda Locke says ‘We’ve got to get beyond the back-and-forth’

Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officer serving side-by-side. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Newspaper clipping from 1993 shows forensic investigators searching for evidence outside homicide victim Dorothy Britton’s home in Whalley. (Image Surrey Now-Leader)

Court permits RCMP to hold seized clothes in Surrey cold-case killing as DNA technology advances

No one has been charged in the fatal stabbing, which has gone unsolved for nearly 30 years

Newspaper clipping from 1993 shows forensic investigators searching for evidence outside homicide victim Dorothy Britton’s home in Whalley. (Image Surrey Now-Leader)
Lovepreet Brar <strong>accepting</strong> her award at the 25th-annual community safety and crime prevention awards ceremony in Vancouver on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Submitted Photo)

Surrey woman wins award for her achievements in community safety

Lovepreet Brar is a Surrey family liaison victim services manager for IHIT

Lovepreet Brar <strong>accepting</strong> her award at the 25th-annual community safety and crime prevention awards ceremony in Vancouver on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Submitted Photo)