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Police told to take training on pursuits after fatal wrong-way GTA highway crash

Police officers and emergency dispatchers in Durham Region have been instructed to complete a mandatory training course on suspect pursuits within the next two months in light of a wrong-way highway crash that killed an infant and his grandparents.

B.C. creates a special homicide unit as gangs involved in 46 per cent of murders

British Columbia is forming a new police unit tasked with investigating gang-related homicides, saying almost 50 per cent of the murders in the province last year were connected to gangland crimes.

After B.C.’s walk-back, uncertainty clouds Toronto decriminalization bid

Toronto’s bid to decriminalize the possession of illegal drugs for personal use has been plunged into uncertainty in recent days, as drug policy experts suggest political debates over British Columbia’s backtracking on the issue have hurt the city’s application.

RCMP boss expresses desire for new law to deal with threats against politicians

RCMP commissioner Mike Duheme says he wants the government to look at drafting a new law that would make it easier for police to pursue charges against people who threaten elected officials.

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Dedication beyond duty: Cst. Chris Nguyen named 2024 Lifetime in Law Enforcement Achievement Award winner

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Blue Line, The Podcast: Officer reintegration after trauma

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Do I know what is being said about me, and does it matter?

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Using a mobile canvassing application at Barrie Police Service

Most police services are guilty of doing tasks in a certain way simply because it’s the way it’s always been done. One aspect of policing that hasn’t changed in generations is how we canvass the public for information regarding an investigation. By Curtis Graber and Linda Moorhouse. » Read now