RCMP officer killed in the line of duty in Burnaby
RCMP officers near Broadview Park on Tuesday. It is recommended that you do not travel to the area.
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer was stabbed to death in the line of duty in Burnaby, British Columbia, depending on the province. Burnaby RCMP are asking the public to avoid the Trans-Canada Highway between Boundary Road and Willingdon Avenue due to the ongoing incident.
Several police vehicles and more About 10 officers are at the scene near Broadview Park, about 1 kilometer west of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) campus.
Provincial Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth reacted on Twitter. Today, one of our police officers sacrificed his life in the line of duty, his post read. Our police officers are there every day, no matter how demanding or dangerous, and they play a crucial role in protecting our communities and keeping us safe from harm.
Many RCMP vehicles are parked on the Trans-Canada Highway near Broadview Park.
More details to come.