"Dave" is a pseudonym, used to protect the identity of the person the story is about.
Three days after Christmas police were called to remove someone who was no longer welcome. A friend had taken in Dave over the holidays and when we arrived he was so drunk that he could not speak or walk. For Dave’s friend, this behavior was outrageous and meant the end of the...
On November the 5th, 2013, a resident of Vic West found herself at wits end in her attempts to deal with an unruly home alarm system.
She had been living in her home for ten years and had never had much thought of the alarm the previous owners had installed. As far as she knew it wasn't even hooked up.
New Year's Eve is traditionally a busy night for VicPD. This year, Sgt. Fairburn and members of VicPD's D-Watch were on night shift patrolling the streets of Victoria and Esquimalt and taking what ended up being many calls for service. As one of two in the role of "Road Boss" that night, Sgt. Fairburn created this minute-by-minute account of VicPD's New Years Eve 2013. A typical Wednesday night shift would see between 40-60 calls for...
On November 5th, 2013, two VicPD officers attended to a local liquor retailer in the area of Fort Street and Foul Bay Road for a theft complaint.
Once they arrived they learned that a second theft had occurred between the first complaint and their subsequent arrival.
The retailer had an excellent digital imaging system and the officers watched both thefts and made notes of the suspects descriptions.
After 34 years, it’s time to hang it up
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