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Tributes are being paid to a "kind and compassionate" Burnaby RCMP officer that was killed while on duty at a homeless camp in the city yesterday morning. The officer's colleagues, members of the community, and political leaders such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have expressed condolences.

The officer, who has now been named as 31-year-old Constable Shaelyn Yang, worked as part of the detachment's mental health and homeless outreach team.

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A police officer in B.C. was fatally stabbed while responding to a call at a park in Burnaby earlier today.

Sources reportedly told Global News that a female officer had been in the area to assist bylaw officers with a call at a homeless encampment at Broadview Park.

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An inmate who is described as "dangerous" has escaped from a B.C. prison and it's believed he's using connections "to flee," according to police.

Coquitlam RCMP is looking for Rabih "Robby" Alkhalil and asking the public to help find the escaped inmate who is "unlawfully at large."

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An unusual traffic stop in Fort St. John, B.C. led to police seizing a one-month-old deer, and drugs.

Police discovered the adorable baby deer after stopping a vehicle in the early morning on June 30. People in the car were then "arrested for the possession of live wildlife, with the subsequent investigation resulting in drugs being seized," police said.

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A Metro Vancouver Transit Police officer went viral last year when a video of him dealing with an anti-masker surfaced online — now he's thanking his supporters on Reddit after landing a promotion.

The force took to Reddit on Monday to introduce Constable Peter Kwok as their new Media Relations Officer, posting a photo of him with a sign that read "thank you R/Vancouver."

"You were all extremely kind to him when a video of him dealing with an anti-masker went viral on Reddit," the force wrote. "So, for his first spokesperson task, he insisted on publicly thanking all of you wonderful people here on Reddit with a photo."

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