933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
February 24, 2012 12:23 PM
JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Reaches Agreement on RCMP
The province has reached an agreement with Ottawa that means the RCMP, which has provided high-quality policing to many Nova Scotia communities for almost 80 years, will continue to keep streets safe for the next 20.
February 23, 2012 10:54 AM
JUSTICE--Domestic Violence Court Set to Hear Cases in Spring
The province is appointing a co-ordinator to lead its latest effort to increase support for victims of domestic violence and their families.
February 17, 2012 10:05 AM
JUSTICE--Extension Granted for Independent Investigation
The independent investigation into the arrest and detention of Victoria Rose Paul will be extended by three months.
February 15, 2012 2:31 PM
JUSTICE--Offender Back in Custody
A man who escaped from a sheriff's van this morning, Jan. 15, in Halifax Regional Municipality has turned himself into police.
February 15, 2012 12:59 PM
JUSTICE--Photo of Offender
A photo of the man who escaped from a sheriff's van today, Feb. 15, in Halifax Regional Municipality is available.
February 15, 2012 11:32 AM
JUSTICE--Offender Description Released
A description of the offender sought by police and sheriff officials is available.
February 15, 2012 10:58 AM
JUSTICE--Sheriffs, Police Look for Offender
Department of Justice sheriff officers and Halifax Regional Police are looking for an offender who escaped custody at about 9:30 a.m. today, Feb. 15.
February 9, 2012 12:03 PM
JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Award Nominations Deadline Approaches
Nova Scotians are being encouraged to nominate people with outstanding commitment to crime prevention for a provincial award.
February 1, 2012 2:16 PM
JUSTICE--Province Invests in Policing at Mi'kmaw Communities
The province is building safer communities by continuing to invest in a successful policing arrangement for two Mi'kmaw communities.
January 26, 2012 12:38 PM
JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Grants Available
The province is helping to build safer communities by funding projects that will reduce crime in Nova Scotia.
January 23, 2012 2:14 PM
JUSTICE--More Details in Death at Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility
The Department of Justice is releasing more details in the death of an offender on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Yarmouth.
January 19, 2012 10:44 AM
JUSTICE--Offender Dies at Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility
An offender died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Yarmouth.
January 5, 2012 10:05 AM
JUSTICE--Minister's Crime Prevention Award Nominations Open
Is someone making your community safer? Reward them with a nomination for a Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.
December 22, 2011 11:35 AM
JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced
Twelve lawyers can add the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation to their considerable legal and community accomplishments.
December 22, 2011 9:12 AM
JUSTICE--Election Act Changes Proclaimed
The province is proclaiming changes to the Elections Act today, Dec. 21, to help improve voter turnout and the protection of personal information. The changes will take effect Jan. 1.
December 9, 2011 2:27 PM
JUSTICE--$2-million Renovation of Courthouse Complete
Thanks to a $2 million investment from the province, the Roman Goddess of Justice now sees all in the newly renovated Pictou Justice Centre.
December 9, 2011 10:37 AM
JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
NOTE: A photo of Donald Chad Smith is available at www.gov.ns.ca/just .
Another case is being added to Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program today, Dec. 9.
December 2, 2011 9:15 AM
JUSTICE--Amendments Ensure Quality Investigators
The province is amending the Police Act to allow the Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) to have more flexibility to hire skilled investigators.
December 1, 2011 3:35 PM
JUSTICE--Province Reaches Tentative RCMP Contract
The RCMP will continue to be the province's provincial police force.
December 1, 2011 12:24 PM
JUSTICE--Changes to Corrections Act to Bring Correctional Officers into Civil Service
The province is amending the Corrections Act to bring correctional officers into the civil service.