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Iqaluit man considered missing has been found

Iqaluit RCMP advised on Thursday morning that Takialuk Sagiatook, who was deemed missing earlier this week, has been located. He is safe, the police stated.  

RCMP take man into custody after several hours of negotiating in Iqaluit

RCMP spent five-and-a-half hours negotiating with a man who refused to leave a Happy Valley residence until the early hours of Thursday morning. The police were called to the home in the 1600 Block of...

Girl reported missing in Iqaluit returns home safely

Iqaluit RCMP have advised that a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing on Oct. 29 has safely returned home. The police issued a news release over the weekend seeking the public's assistance in locating the...

Should Nunavut RCMP wear body cameras? MLA David Qamaniq says yes

Nunavut's police officers should be equipped with body cameras and their vehicles should have video cameras mounted in them, Tununiq MLA David Qamaniq said in the legislative assembly on Thursday. “I have seen in the...

RCMP seek public’s help to locate missing Iqaluit girl

Iqaluit RCMP are asking the public for assistance as they search for a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing. Alison Bracken was last seen leaving her residence in the 900 block area on Oct. 29...

Wanted man arrested in Iqaluit

Iqauit RCMP have arrested Iola Lucassie, who was sought over the past 10 days to answer to charges of assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and uttering threats. Lucassie, 32, was taken into...

False lead in wanted man case led to RCMP closing road in Tundra Valley

Iqaluit RCMP closed a road in the Tundra Valley Wednesday afternoon because they believed, based on information provided to them, that they had tracked down a wanted man inside a local residence. However, Iola Lucassie...

Police file charges in relation to Pangnirtung firearms incident

A 27-year-old Pangnirtung woman is facing charges after being accused of firing shots within the community on Monday evening. Jessica Akpalialuk has been charged with recklessly discharging a firearm, unsafe storage of a firearm and...

Iqaluit RCMP seek public’s help in locating wanted man

The RCMP is turning to Iqaluit residents for assistance in finding a 32-year-old man who is facing a charge of assault causing bodily harm. The police have obtained an arrest warrant for Iola Lucassie of...

RCMP resolve crisis in Pangnirtung

Pangnirtung RCMP have concluded a a "high-risk dynamic situation" that led the police to encourage residents to stay inside their homes earlier Monday night. There's no longer a need for concern, according to the Mounties. Crisis...

Vehicle rollover claims life of 11-year-old Rankin Inlet girl

A side-by-side utility vehicle being driven by a 13-year-old girl rolled over near the Rankin Inlet elementary school on Tuesday evening and resulted in the death of an 11-year-old female passenger, according to the...

Resolute man charged after shots fired

Following an alleged physical altercation between a man and a few other people and several rounds were subsequently fired from a long gun in the direction of others on Sunday night, RCMP arrested and...

Nunavut police spending rises 14 per cent

RCMP operating expenditures rose by 14 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017, which was the biggest jump among all provincial and territorial police, according to Statistics Canada data released on Oct. 4. Total expenditures...

Armed Iqaluit man, barricaded in home with children, faces multiple charges

Police say two children were kept barricaded inside an Iqaluit home for more than 10 hours by a man brandishing a gun Wednesday. Iqaluit RCMP laid seven charges against Oolayou Shoo, 24, including assault, assault with...

Whale Cove childhood pals hope to join RCMP

John Voisey has wanted to be a police officer ever since he was a little kid growing up in Whale Cove. Now the recent high school graduate is hoping fulfill his dream with his...

Child luring and sexual exploitation charges laid against Iqaluit man

A 55-year-old Iqaluit man is facing charges in relation to child luring and sexual exploitation following an RCMP investigation. Craig Dunphy has been charged with two counts of luring a child, one count of procuring...

Man charged with second-degree murder in Iqaluit

A man has been charged with second-degree murder after a woman was found dead in an Iqaluit apartment around 4 a.m. on Sept. 20. The RCMP indicate that the accused is facing several other charges...

Iqaluit man charged following weekend standoff with police

A 48-year-old Iqaluit man has been charged with several firearms-related offences after a standoff with the RCMP on Saturday that lasted several hours. Moses Kilabuk appeared before a justice of the peace and was released...

Kudos to new RCMP recruitment program

The results remain to be seen, but a process that will begin in January to, hopefully, recruit more Inuit into the ranks of the RCMP is long overdue. The RCMP have partnered with Nunavut Tunngavik...

RCMP make arrest following standoff in Iqaluit

A man has been arrested following what police initially described as an "armed and barricaded" incident in the Happy Valley area of Iqaluit on Saturday morning. An emergency response to the residence in the 500...