The Canadian Press

2009-12-29 | OTTAWA Police Killing

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Constable Eric Czapnik (ZAP'-nik), 51, an Ottawa police officer, was stabbed to death December 29th outside Ottawa Hospital. It was the first police death in the line of duty in Ottawa since 1983. Ottawa Police Chief Vern White said many would be affected by the devastating loss. (A Mountie under suspension was arrested in the attack.)

Date: 2009-12-29
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << today we are faced with a loss of Eric a police officer and we grieve the loss of a husband and a father of four children a brother in the sun Erica work for 3 years is an Ottawa police officer with a proud polish Canadian it came to Canada in 1990 he was engaged and dedicated police officer who truly enjoyed working in the community is a proud officer following in the footsteps of his father was also an officer for over 30 years in his home country of Poland >>