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B.C. coroner’s inquest jury recommends police body cameras after fatal shooting

A coroner’s inquest into Edey’s death wrapped up on Friday, and the inquest jury has made a number of recommendations for the provincial government, the RCMP, and the city of Castlegar after digging into the facts behind the fatal shooting.

Award winning chief of police Kai Liu retires from T3PS

“Reflecting on the past four years, I am especially proud of our most valuable resource – every member of our service. With your collective dedication to serving our communities, together we have positioned our police service for continued success,” said Liu.

Mounties eyeing change to recreational cannabis use policy for members

The RCMP is looking at easing a policy that requires front-line officers and many other employees to refrain from recreational cannabis use for four weeks before duty. A change to the five-year-old policy could bolster recruitment of new officers by bringing the Mounties in line with police forces that have much less restrictive policies on pot use.

Cobourg Police Service receives grant for lifesaving equipment

Cobourg Police Service (CPS) members are now better equipped to handle emergencies and keep the Town of Cobourg safe thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The Foundation recognized a critical need and awarded the police service $25,677 to purchase a Can-Am Defender UTV.

Families of Nova Scotia mass shooting victims want sincere RCMP apology: lawyer

The RCMP has yet to provide a substantive response about its widely criticized handling of Nova Scotia’s April 2020 mass shooting, says a lawyer whose firm represents a majority of the families affected by the tragedy.

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Pedaling for hope: How Sgt. Dayne Campbell’s participation in the Tour de Coast fights pediatric cancer

Campbell has been involved with the Cops for Cancer and their Tour de Coast initiative for over 15 years. Back then, he was a new father, and it felt like the right fit because of his love of cycling and being able to fundraise for children. “I also believed that cycling the 900km in nine days for both my mother and grandmother, who had both experienced battles with cancer, would be a good way to support them in my own way.” By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now

Solving recruitment and retention issues in law enforcement

Instead of the iconic saying, “Houston, we have a problem,” we may want to start saying “North America, we have a problem” regarding the police recruitment and retention predicament we are currently experiencing. By Tom Wetzel. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: Bail reform – A conversation with CPS Chief Mark Neufeld

Earlier this year, the calls for bail reform were being made by both police leadership and province Premiers across Canada. Chief Mark Neufeld of the Calgary Police Service was among them, and has spoken up on this issue many times, hoping change will soon be made. In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder speaks with Chief Neufeld on this important topic, and what our next steps as a country might be in order to keep our communities safe. » Read More...


10 non-issued kit items every officer could use

Work kits can be lacking; that’s not news to those of us working in law enforcement. Sometimes they’re a poor fit. Other times, the kits are just not specific enough to the environment. Regardless, more often than not, an officer seems to eventually feel the need to customize his or her kit to maximize efficiency, effectiveness and reduce weight. By Boris Milinkovich. » Read now


The myth of the ‘21-foot’ rule

Is it true that you “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight?” Have you ever practiced any “Tueller drills” or discussed the “21-foot rule” in firearms or use of force training for when people actually do bring knives? By Dave Brown and Randy LaHaie. » Read now


Axon Innovate Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sep. 14, 2023
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The Safety of Our Cities Conference

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: Sep. 18 - 20, 2023
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26th Annual Fraud and Anti-Counterfeiting Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sep. 19 - 21, 2023
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InterOp Canada 2023

Location: Virtual
Date: Oct. 11, 2023
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Security Police Fire Career Expo West

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Oct. 24, 2023
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