July 31, 2021

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A Toronto police officer was stabbed and “deliberately” assaulted at City Hall

At a news conference Friday morning, Toronto Police Service (DPS) chief James Ramer, Constable Jeffrey Northrop, 52, was seriously injured in a car crash. Deliberately and deliberately.

He was taken to hospital, where he died. Chief Ramer and Mayor John Dory, who were with him at the press conference, offered condolences to the family of the deceased, who is married and has three children.

One suspect was arrested

The suspect who allegedly assaulted a police officer with his vehicle has been arrested. The charges have not yet been determined and will be filed during the day, James Ramer said.

The incident took place just after midnight in a parking lot near Bay and Queen streets.

Constable Northrup was involved in an undercover police operation during the investigation Screaming attack after robbery. Mr. An officer who came with Northroop was discharged from the hospital Friday morning. He was taken there with minor injuries, Chief Ramer added.

Police Chief James Ramer has confirmed the death of Constable Jeffrey Northroop, who was killed while investigating an incident with his accomplice.

Photo: CBC / Lorenda Redtecop

A strong police presence and emergency services were stationed at the site overnight.

The Conflict Reconstruction Unit is currently at the scene, while the Assassination Unit is investigating.

On Twitter, The Tax revenue Authorities said they were at the scene and there were roadblocks in the immediate vicinity for police investigation.

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Mails follow each other

Numerous tributes were posted on social media on Friday in memory of Constable Northroup, who served 31 years and was part of the 52nd Division. Tax revenue Since 2008. Division upset Lost a member [sa] Family.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Is very sad To learn This is devastating news.

The Peel Police Chief in the Toronto area, meanwhile, said one of the victims was a Professional […] Dedicated to ensuring the safety of his community. He was a hero in life, not in death, Wrote Chief Nishan Durappa.

It was an extraordinary disaster and a senseless loss – we mourn together, Said the City Police Services Board carried out by Jeffrey Northrop The final sacrifice.