Boys Don’t Cry – Is It Time We Start Talking About Our Murdered And Missing Indigenous Men?

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Grace Lafond-Barr’s son, brother, and half brother were all murdered in a 12-year span. Her son, Jaron Tyler Jahnke, was shot in the stomach in Saskatoon in a case of mistaken identity. Indigenous people are seven times more likely than non-aboriginal people to be a victim of homicide.

By Jeremy Warren | The StarPhoenix

Indigenous men are more likely to be murdered than anyone else in Canada – possibly more than 2,000 in a 30-year period.

Grace Lafond-Barr believes healing starts in the home, so she moved her family to Muskeg Lake Cree Nation from Saskatoon two years ago to escape the city where murder took away her two brothers and a son.

She hopes the distance between the city and her grandkids will mean a quieter life without the spectre of violence and vice following them as they grow into young men. Lafond-Barr has seen enough of that: in…

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WATCH: Criminal Author Chopper Read Forces Female Reporter To Play Russian Roulette On Camera!

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Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read

“Chopper” was an Australian criminal and author. Read wrote a series of semi-autobiographical and fictional crime novels. The 2000 film Chopper is based on his life. (Wikipedia) Continue reading →

Crime Expert Charles Montaldo Details “The Stages of a Criminal Case”

cuffsIf you have be arrested for a crime, you are at the beginning of what could become a long journey through the criminal justice system. Although the process may vary somewhat from state to state, these are the steps that most criminal cases follow until the case is resolved.

Some cases end quickly with a guilty plea and paying a fine, while others can go on for decades through the appeals process. Continue reading →