Violent weekend with two RCMP officers assaulted

West Shore

2021-04-21 10:59 PDT

Despite the ongoing pandemic and COVID restrictions in place, the West Shore RCMP responded to 164 calls for service over a 48 hour period this past weekend, including many violent assaults.

This weekend saw an increase in violent incidents, one of which resulted in two officers being assaulted, although thankfully not seriously injured, said West Shore RCMP Corporal Chris Dovell, There were many other assaults, mental health concerns and conflicts reported. These reports speak to the stress we are all under with the unique situation we find ourselves in.

Calls for service this weekend included:

Released by

Cst. Meighan Massey

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West Shore RCMP
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