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Message has not changed about impaired driving during COVID-19

Message has not changed about impaired driving during COVID-19

'It creates a risk for anyone out there on the highway'
Police say drug charges continue to rise

Police say drug charges continue to rise

B & E numbers are down but drug charges are up by nearly 30 per cent from last year
Police not worried about recent school lockdowns

Police not worried about recent school lockdowns

'We always err on the side of caution with regards to student safety along with the school boards'
Local officer pleads guilty to neglect of duty charge

Local officer pleads guilty to neglect of duty charge

'He had a duty to do it with professionalism but did not follow through the proper steps in his investigation' 
Police Chief sympathizes with court-crime protesters

Police Chief sympathizes with court-crime protesters

'I see the same with our members about arresting the same individual over and over again with the expectation that incarceration any and future criminal behaviour'
Chippewa Secondary School faces another lockdown

Chippewa Secondary School faces another lockdown

As a precautionary measure, North Bay Police instructed the school to be placed into a lockdown
New police unit gets its start this week

New police unit gets its start this week

This new unit will operate like a foot patrol in areas such as problem areas like downtown North Bay
Patient grabs cop's gun at North Bay Hospital

Patient grabs cop's gun at North Bay Hospital

The officer maintained control of the weapon, and the patient was secured
Cops looking into the impact of the low barrier homeless shelter

Cops looking into the impact of the low barrier homeless shelter

'The service is aware of it and we are prepared to respond for those increases'
Drug-fuelled visitor assaults host

Drug-fuelled visitor assaults host

Police seized a small amount of suspected Fentanyl as a result of the investigation