͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     
About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Nova Scotia to review role of RCMP in the province, after report into mass shooting

The review announced Friday by Justice Minister Brad Johns is the government’s response to a recommendation from the inquiry into the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia that killed 22 people. The inquiry called for the creation of a council to make recommendations on the “future structure of policing” that could be implemented before the province’s agreement with the RCMP expires in 2032.

Military police under investigation over handling of sexual assault case

The Military Police Complaints Commission is investigating the way officers handled allegations of sexual assault against a soldier who took his own life, the commission announced Thursday.

City of Delta releases report on Port Policing calling for urgent action

Mayor George V. Harvie, in partnership with Chief Constable Neil Dubord of the Delta Police Department, recently announced a call to action in response to a report the City of Delta commissioned on the ongoing security challenges facing the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Roberts Bank Terminal, located in Delta.

Trial to begin for former RCMP intelligence director accused of disclosing secrets

More than four years after Cameron Jay Ortis was charged with breaching Canada’s secrets law, the former RCMP intelligence director is about to get his day in court. Ortis was taken into custody in Ottawa on Sept. 12, 2019 – an arrest that deeply shocked the national police force.

Insights from Canadian interoperability leaders: Shaping the future of public safety

On Oct. 11, experts and professionals from the emergency services sector will converge to participate in InterOp Canada, a virtual event focusing on enhancing interoperability between agencies. The free event will offer a platform for discussing key issues and exploring potential solutions for interoperability and incident response among police, fire, EMS and emergency management.

Sponsored Spotlight 

NEW | Police and YOUth

This book brings the knowledge gained from the Teen and Police Service Academy (TAPS), which has been implemented internationally to create partnerships with at-risk teens and police, proactively addressing some of the most pressing conditions in their communities. Police and YOUth is ideal as a primer for students, instructors, police officers, and citizens who stand to benefit from improving police-youth relations. It provides the tools needed to educate all parties and ultimately improve relations between police and the communities they serve.

» Order your copy today!

The YXE First Responders Fitness Festival: Police, firefighters and paramedics join together and unite with the community

What do you get when members of law enforcement, the fire service and paramedics come together? You get a new event that unites the community and raises awareness and money for first responder mental health. So how did it all start? By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now

Creating a Canadian database of police use of force incidents: Part 1

Concerns surrounding the use of force by police officers are growing, fuelled by perceptions that the police use force too frequently, research showing that force is applied disproportionately to members of certain groups, and views that the mechanisms for holding police responsible for unjustified force are inadequate. Regardless of where these concerns originate, it is to everyone’s benefit – both the public and the police – to address these issues. By Audrey MacIsaac, Andrew Brown, Bryce Jenkins, Ariane-Jade Khanizadeh, Tori Semple and Craig Bennell. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: Finding your passion with Ret. Digital Forensic Investigator Ryan Duquette

In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder spoke with Ryan Duquette about his career with PRP, his move into the private sector and the importance of finding your passion, no matter where you work. » Read More...


Decision-making strategies

Decision-making in use of force situations often comes with time pressures and an incomplete understanding of the totality of the events. Gary Klein, an experimental cognitive psychologist who studies high performers in the military and law enforcement, believes that decision-making is driven by the expert’s perception of information. By Jeff Johnsgaard. » Read now


The strategic constable

Today, there are countless demands for heightened accountability, additional training and even the de-funding of our police services. In times such as these, we might ask ourselves where to turn for guidance. By Matthew Wood. » Read now


Security Police Fire Career Expo West

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Oct. 24, 2023
» More info

DEMCON – The Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Oct. 24 - 25, 2023
» More info

Anti-Corruption Symposium Calgary

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Nov. 20 - 21, 2023
» More info