Tag Archives: murdered children

How can we help?

Is there anyone who isn’t looking for answers to the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut?   …Anyone who hasn’t wondered what would possess someone to slash kindergarten-aged children in the ears and face with a knife in central China?  These types … Continue reading

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The Media and Tori Stafford

If you live in Canada, you’re probably very aware that the trial for the abduction and murder of Tori Stafford has just started.  For those of you not in Canada, Tori was a beautiful Grade 3 student in April 2009 … Continue reading

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Tougher crime legislation (Bill C-10)

As police officers, we are trained in many things related to crime and punishment, but what we don’t know much about is what happens after a conviction. I have had quite the education, of late, on our parole system, victim … Continue reading

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Albinism – the ugly truth.

A few years ago there was a cluster of news specials on the atrocities in Tanzania with people who have albinism.  There are still countless stories of albinos being hunted down and their limbs hacked off for sale to witch … Continue reading

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Ian turns 16 today.

At 12 years old, Ian’s world was turned upside down.  His only full sibling was murdered just meters from where he was, and he was left to suffer the indignities of police interviews, a funeral, and then court. Ian grew … Continue reading

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Being Positive

Someone posted on Facebook how depressing reading it can be because lately it’s all negative. So, I’m vowing to return to my original goal of being more uplifting and positive. Yesterday I ended up in an establishment that I promised … Continue reading

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Try to reach out.

One of the reasons I wanted to start this blog was to reach out to anyone who had lost a child to murder (primarily) and also to those who were also struggling with the aftermath of losing someone.  Thank goodness … Continue reading

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