Remembering the fallen four
Ten years after R-C-M-P Constables Anthony Gordon, Leo Johnston, Brock Myrol and Peter Schiemann were slain in the line of duty in Mayerthorpe, the small Alberta town is joined by a nation in remembrance. The officers were gunned down as they were staking out a rural property on March 3rd, 2005. Since then, every time a Mountie is killed in the line of duty -- and even when one is seriously injured -- memories of Mayerthorpe come flooding back; in conversation, in the media, and in the town. The...