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Peel Regional Police launches task force in response to extortion investigations

The Extortion Investigative Task Force (EITF) will be a dedicated team comprised of investigative and intelligence units supported by their tactical teams. The EITF will continue to work with community members and other law-enforcement agencies on the investigations.

RCMP union seeks boost to cadet training allowance to compete with other forces

The RCMP must appropriately compensate cadets while they attend training to remain competitive with other forces, the National Police Federation says. It hopes to see increased funding in the federal budget expected next spring.

Man dead after police shooting at Winnipeg apartment, watchdog investigating

Police in Winnipeg say a man who was shot by an officer at an apartment on New Year’s Eve has died. Police Chief Danny Smyth told reporters at a news conference that two officers responded to a 911 call on Sunday afternoon about a man at the apartment who was armed and was acting erratically.

NAPS on the lookout for new recruits

The recent badge ceremony for 11 new Nishnawbe Aski Police Service members brings the First Nations force up to about 200 members, NAPS Chief of Police Roland Morrison said. That’s dozens shy of the 262 that the service considers a “normal complement,” he said, but “we are slowly getting up there.”

Rookie of the Year Award: Accepting nominations until Jan. 8

The Rookie of the Year award recognizes and encourages a standard of excellence that exemplifies leadership as an activity not a position, and pride in service to the public. Its goal is to highlight promising new officers who are effectively paving the way for the policing of today and tomorrow, and creating positive waves among their peers, agencies, communities and beyond.

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Dispatches: November/December 2023

Check out the latest list of recently promoted or retiring individuals in the Canadian law enforcement industry. » Read now

Circles of Understanding: Surrey Police take part in new Indigenous cultural training

In the spring of 2023, the Indigenous Relations Unit of Surrey Police Service (SPS) hosted their Circles of Understanding. You may be asking yourself, “What is that?” Blue Line was able to speak with Deputy Chief Constable (DCC) Michael LeSage and Insp. Kelly Wong of SPS, and Tina Taphouse, an Indigenous artist, about how law enforcement agencies can authentically connect with local Indigenous peoples while also understanding their history and why there may be a negative reaction to police officers. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: A dive into mental health research

Mental health is a topic Blue Line, The Podcast has looked at before, and as much talk as there has been in law enforcement about removing the stigma of seeking help, it still exists. In this episode, editor Brittani Schroeder is joined by Chief Mental Health Officer Derek Sienko to talk about the mental health challenges faced by police officers, and where the change might need to come from. » Read More...


Organized crime in Canada

Organized crime poses many challenges for members of law enforcement. The threat that organized crime groups (OCGs) pose to the general public comes in a variety of ways, including their infiltration of the public sector, private sector involvement, criminal enterprise, and their use of violence. Over the past few years, OCGs activities may have shifted to adapt to the pandemic, but their goal remained the same: to make money. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now


Q&A: Lonny Blackett

In this Q&A, Blue Line was joined by ret. Sgt. Lonny Blackett, who was the first Black police officer in the city of Brampton (Peel Regional Police Service). During this discussion, Blackett touched on the changes he saw throughout his time as an officer and the importance of ongoing training and education for those in the law enforcement industry. » Read now


BCACP/CACP Police Leadership Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: Jan. 21 - 23, 2024
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Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police 2024 AWIP ON Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Feb. 13 - 16, 2024
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OACP & Blue Line Expo 2024

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: Mar. 26, 2024
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Mar. 27, 2024
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