CrimeCenter Software recently revealed a new case management system developed specifically for law enforcement officers to “simplify and streamline” information collected from investigations into “easily accessible chunks of data”. The software was designed by several former law enforcement officers, according to the company, and contains over 200 standard reports that are customizable to fit the specific needs of any agency or police department.
Total Recall Corp., a Convergint Technologies company, has released its “most technologically advanced” CrimeEye unit yet, the CrimeEye-RD-2 with a 180-degree camera option. This new unit provides for expansive panoramic views and even more robust lighting features, according to the company.
BRS Innovations and Mistral Security are introducing what they call “the first field drug test kit designed to detect fentanyl,” which is now available for pre-order. The test kit comes in the form of a Presumptive Drug Test (PDT), an ampoule based colourimetric reagent, designed for use by law enforcement, agencies and professionals. It contains multiple ampoules, spatula, and instructions.
Antonio Sergi, who was shot dead in his Toronto driveway last week, was deeply involved in the medical marijuana industry, including a province-wide bid to unionize growers and the shady operation of an urban pot farm, the National Post has learned.
2FA allows officers to use their mobile devices to authenticate with the police department’s database, while UEM gives IT total control over the department’s mobile fleet, all from a single screen.
PPSS introduces their new bullet resistant vest that offers protection again full-contact shots and TASER probes. The new vests meet NIJ Std 0101.06 Level IIIA standards, and have passed both the German Police and FBI Body Armour Test Protocol. Offering protection from Tokarev Ball 7.62 x 25mm and Makarov 9 x 18mm, handgun rounds, the hybrid ballistic resistant package uses a new highly advanced ultra-resilient European ballistic material that provides better user comfort, improved flexibility and substantially reduced Back-Face Deformation (BFD). 
The Taker B50 is FoxFury’s most powerful aftermarket ballistic shield light, featuring CREE LED technology with 1,000 lumens of light and 5-10 hours of runtime. The Taker B50 is controlled by a single programmable (Quick - on/off or Strategic - Temporary, Turbo Strobe or Solid-On) pressure switch for more versatility. Powered by three or six CR123 batteries, the Taker B50 is a durable ballistic shield light which can be attached to any ballistic shield using Velcro® Industrial Strength Fasteners.
MPH Industries introduces the new BEE III directional speed radar, now available in a more affordable K-band version. It is the most compact radar available, featuring larger easier-to-read LED characters in the smallest detachable display for more mounting options and versatility. The slim K-band patch antennas take up less horizontal space so they provide discrete mounting options. Special features include patented Automatic Same Direction (ASD) technology for better accuracy in a wider range of situations.
Scotch Brand Extreme Fasteners, using 3M Dual Lock Technology have three times the holder power of Velcro® Industrial Strength Fasteners. Scotch Extreme Fasteners click together to securely hold heavy items under conditions where Velcro fasteners may separate. They resist wear and tear and withstand even the harshest conditions once locked together. Rated up to 4.5kg (10 lbs).
Teel Technologies Canada offers a variety of digital forensic training courses, tools, and services. Our courses cover advanced forensics, as well as tool-specific training. Visit us online to view our current course offerings, which include; ISP, JTAG, Chip-Off, Flasher Box / Bootloader, SQLite, and more. Our expert instructors provide you with in-depth training that goes beyond standard acquisition and analysis.
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has launched Intergraph® InSight Explorer, a self-serve, web-based crime mapping and analysis application for law enforcement agencies. Intergraph InSight Explorer empowers agencies to discover, analyze and visualize complete crime, incident and operational data through clearer presentation of complex information, uncovering trends and patterns that assist investigations and improve resource allocations.
The Torrey Pines T15 mini-thermal imager offers unique 3 to 8 X optical zoom in a tiny package with on‑board image enhancement, video and photo recording, multiple display views, flexible mounting options, USB port with power input and software updates. Powered by 2X CR123 batteries. This 9Hz unit is ideal for surveillance under a variety of conditions.
I was reviewing the details of a training program about interactions with people with mental illnesses recently, and I noted that the prescribed course devoted a whole lot of time to addressing people’s attitudes toward mental illness.
A Saskatchewan judge has thrown out a two-foot-long machete as evidence because a police officer failed to articulate the need for a safety search.
Exigent circumstances are more about urgency than about police convenience,’ Canada’s top court has said. In R. v. Paterson, 2017 SCC 15, the police responded to a dropped 911 call from a cellphone. A woman was crying and apparently injured. The cellphone belonged to the caller’s mother and she was contacted. The mother told police that she thought her daughter was with her boyfriend, Paterson, who lived in a nearby apartment. The mother also said he had a shotgun. The police went to the apartment building and learned that the daughter had been transported by ambulance to the hospital with unknown injuries. The police knocked several times at Paterson’s apartment and announced “police,” and the door was eventually opened.
Walk the Talk provides readers with a thorough and well-structured guide on how to build an effective, complete and credible peer support program for first-responder organizations. It uses 17 evidence-based modules that follow guidelines from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, supported and endorsed by the Mood Disorder Society of Canada.
When I began my career with Metropolitan Toronto Police, I elected to be posted to 4-District Traffic Unit in the old borough of Scarborough. I rode the motorcycle, operated radar, and thanks to a kindly old sergeant, managed to patrol in an accident car years before a typical junior officer would be given that privilege.
Ever feel like screwing up on the job just because your boss treats you like you are an accident waiting to happen? You’re not the only one. Consider this study:
I normally encourage people to look for the positive in order to achieve their goals, whether it’s at work or at home. When we look for something, we always find it, the mind makes it so. This is why it is so important to be selective in what we entertain from a mental perspective.
On the cold winter night of November 24, 1990, 17-year-old Neil Stonechild, a young aboriginal man left a residence in Saskatoon, after consuming an amount of alcohol over the preceding few hours. He was not adequately dressed for the intensity of that unusually cold Saskatchewan night. Five days later, his body was found frozen to death in a snowy field on the edge of town.
A man who sent email messages to an undercover police officer posing as a 14-yearold girl did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the messages received by the officer.
BC’s highest court has ruled that the police may ask a detainee narrowly tailored safety questions in the course of a protective search incidental to an investigative detention.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld more than $400,000 in damages awarded to a woman because the police failed to protect her confidentiality after she provided information to them.
I recall my number ONE Breathalyzer test. This is “the biggy” that every breath tech worries about because you can imagine what the defence lawyer could do when they found out that this is — THE FIRST.

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