For the record: Nunavut’s RCMP commander comments on the crisis in Cape Dorset

In just four months, police coped with six armed standoffs, two homicides


We’ve excerpted these clips from a press conference in Iqaluit that RCMP Chief Superintendent hosted in Iqaluit Oct. 15 for local and national reporters.

This year’s wave of violence in Cape Dorset and how it affected the morale of RCMP members:

Is Cape Dorset “unravelling?”

The danger posed by improperly stored firearms and the usefulness of the national firearms database:

More on the string of violent incidents that have plagued Cape Dorset this year:

An update, as of Oct. 15, on the status of police investigations in Cape Dorset:

Recorded by Nunatsiaq News on Oct. 15, 2010.

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