Joe Smyth

Defence asks for charges against Cst. Joe Smyth to be thrown out

The defence in the Cst. Joe Smyth obstruction of justice trial is asking for the charges to be tossed out. Lawyer Jerome Kennedy told the court...
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Cst. Joe Smyth surprised to learn traffic light was green when he issued ticket

Cst. Joe Smyth says he was legitimately surprised to find out that the light had been green when a motorcycle passed through an intersection....
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Cst. Joe Smyth goes on trial for obstruction of justice in traffic stop

Cst. Joe Smyth went on trial Monday for ticketing a motorcycle rider for going through a red light when it was clear the light...
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RNC Cst. Joe Smyth charged with obstruction of justice

RNC Cst. Joe Smyth has been charged with one count of obstruction of justice, the Alberta Serious Incident Response team announced Wednesday. The charge relates...
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Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigating complaint against Cst. Joe Smyth

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is once again investigating the actions of an RNC officer. Cst. Joe Smyth was the subject of a...
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RCMP correct not to lay charges for shooting death of Don Dunphy, inquiry concludes

The RCMP were correct not to charge RNC Cst. Joe Smyth for the shooting death of Don Dunphy in 2015, Justice Leo Barry concluded...
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Meghan Dunphy argues father’s death was ‘unnecessary and preventable’

Meghan Dunphy says her father's death was "unnecessary and preventable." That was the final argument presented by her lawyers in writing to the Barry...

Meghan Dunphy suing RNC, government and Cst. Joe Smyth

  Meghan Dunphy is suing the RNC, the provincial government and the officer who shot and killed her father two years ago. The statement of...
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Joe Smyth missed chance to de-escalate situation with Don Dunphy, witnesses testify

The RNC's use-of-force training was questioned at the Barry Inquiry on Wednesday. Expert witnesses say Cst. Joe Smyth missed opportunities to de-escalate the situation...
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Joe Smyth returns to witness stand to answer for deleted BlackBerry messages

Cst. Joe Smyth took the stand for a second time at the Barry Inquiry on Monday. He was answering for deleted BlackBerry messages that...