Tattoos a prickly issue at OPP

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/11/28/tattoos-a-prickly-issue-at-opp Ontario Provincial Police commissioner Chris Lewis knows he’s been deemed somewhat of a, well, prick, following the force’s tattoo ban in 2010. “Unfortunately, this whole thing came off like I was anti-tattoo — that was never the issue,” said Lewis. “The original intent was, if you’ve got sleeve tattoos, wear long sleeves […]


Some parents spooked by sex offenders on Halloween

SEE VIDEO: http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/10/28/some-parents-spooked-by-sex-offenders-on-halloween Judging by city laws in the U.S., there’s nothing scarier than letting registered sex offenders hand out candy to kids on Halloween. Several counties in Virginia are taking part in an initiative dubbed Operation Porch Lights Out, which bans pedophiles from distributing candy, decorating their homes, turning their porch lights on, even […]


Cops crack down on unlicensed security guards

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/07/06/cops-crack-down-on-unlicensed-security-guards-2 Cops are busting unlicensed security guards and businesses for hiring them, but the owner of an Ottawa security company says the province is to blame. “It takes, right now, about three months for a security guard to get their licence, which is absurd,” said the owner, who doesn’t want to be named. […]