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Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella announces retirement

Chief Kinsella began his policing career in 1986, and prior to becoming Chief of Police for HRP in July 2019, he served for 33 years with Hamilton Police Service, retiring as Deputy Chief. Chief Kinsella’s retirement will take effect on September 15.

RCMP honours its fallen members Sunday, September 10

This event, held annually on the second Sunday of September, honours regular members, special constables, auxiliary constables and civilian members who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Alberta’s zero tolerance for crime

Changes to the bail practice protocol for Crown prosecutors will prioritize public safety and take a tough approach on crime caused by repeat violent offenders and gang activity.

Sault Police Constable in fatal off-duty collision

On Sep. 5, 2023, Constable Orrette Robinson died in an off-duty motor vehicle collision. Orrette was 36 years old.

Drumheller RCMP reinstate Victim Services Unit

The Victim Services Unit (VSU) is a police-based service which helps to direct those who have been victimized by crime or other traumatic or tragic events, such as sudden death or overdose, to the appropriate resources within the community.

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2021+ Chevy Tahoe Solutions

Introducing Gamber-Johnson’s bumper-to-bumper solution for the 2021+ Chevrolet Tahoe. Featuring vehicle specific console box options for a customized fit and rugged push bumpers, window barriers, partitions, and cargo storage. Available now. » Learn more

A comprehensive approach to wellness: How York Regional Police serves their community by serving their members

The physical and mental trauma that first responders and support staff can experience on the job can be obvious or invisible, a one-time event or a lingering affliction. Attempts to ignore the issue often only makes things worse and the reluctance felt by some to seek help can lead to a crippling stasis – where nothing improves and the situation seems hopeless. By Kathleen Griffin. » Read now

The financial crime ecosystem: Merging cyber, fraud and money laundering

Efforts to stop fraud have become more complex to keep up with motivated and well-resourced fraudsters. Now well into the 2020s, both the police and private sector have sought ways to deal with fraud and all the associated technology and the inevitable downstream laundering of funds. By Cameron Field. » Read now
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New Orleans embarks on safe city project with Axis

When New Orleans announced its Citywide Public Safety Project, city officials planned for video cameras to play a key role in helping its police department prevent, detect and investigate crimes. They proposed the solution that would coordinate 911 dispatch center calls with video cameras in the vicinity of incidents and transmit real-time information to responders. With the help of Axis open-platform cameras, the Crime Center has proven to be a real force multiplier, helping law enforcement monitor the size of crowds, track motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic, as well as highlight incidents occurring along parade routes. » Read the full story

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...


Vehicle modernization

The new patrol vehicle design for the SPVL was the first step in a major change towards their modernized police operations. For the police officers, the new vehicle means the deployment of a safe work environment with the ergonomic concern that has been thought out in the layout of the cockpit, modern and adapted to the digital evolution. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now


A history of handcuffs

It has been 100 years since the "Peerless Swingthrough" handcuff was invented. This handcuff is amazingly similar to those in general use today. However the story of handcuffs goes back considerably further than this innovative 1912 design. By Morley Lymburner. » Read now


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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