National Police Week celebrated at Yellowknife RCMP detachment

In celebration of National Police Week, members of Yellowknife’s RCMP detachment took a break from serving the public Wednesday to serve up some grub on the grill.   Yellowknifers of all ages stopped by Veterans Memorial Drive to grab hot dogs and cake while getting an up-close look at some of the detachment’s law enforcement...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at