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National research study addresses gender equity in Canadian policing: An unprecedented initiative

The experiences of women in policing throughout Canada is the subject of a ground-breaking national research study that begins this week. The study, titled “Canadian Women in Policing: A National Exploration of Women Officers’ Experiences,” is being conducted by the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) in partnership with Ontario Tech University and endorsed by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP).

First Nations police demand fair funding

The Kahnawake Peacekeepers run a 24-hour operation, so it might seem strange to find the lights off at the station. But electricity doesn’t come cheap. “We’re trying to save money wherever we can, so we can provide the services that people need,” said Peacekeepers chief Dwayne Zacharie.

Ottawa ‘must act’ to overhaul RCMP’s federal policing program, committee report says

In a report released on Tuesday, the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians warns that the key program has challenges – from weak governance and staff vacancies to poor data management – that undermine its ability to fulfil an essential role.

Warrant Intelligence Team aimed at locating violent offenders at large now operational

The Warrant Intelligence Team within the Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety officially began operations on Nov. 1, 2023. The team will work with other government ministries and Crown corporations to suspend government benefits to prolific violent offenders with outstanding warrants, and share information that will aid police in their apprehension.

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Stop the threat, remove the stigma

I was a police officer for 21 years. In April 2016, I was involved in a critical incident when I used deadly force against someone who armed themselves with a hatchet inside a busy department store. I faced many personal and professional mental health challenges after this incident, and it’s taken me many years to get back on track. By Adam A. Meyers. » Read now

The court’s verdict: Unconstitutional law in Quebec restricts police officers

In Canada, some unionized employees are prohibited from striking under provincial labour laws often referred to as essential services legislation. This includes certain first responders, such as police officers. With the right to strike out of the question, some of these employees have tried other means to raise awareness of ongoing labour issues. By Daniel Averbach. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: Laurie White, an officer down steps back up

In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder spoke with Laurie White about her journey with the RCMP, how she found a “new normal” in 1998 after she was shot on duty, and how officer resiliency plays a part in it all. » Read More...


Better budgeting: Finding better and more efficient ways to do business

In today’s society, the police have been increasingly responsible for much more than the core functions of public safety. Officers are now expected to solve a variety of problems that develop in the community, from resolving noise complaints and reversing overdoses, to de-escalating behavioural health crises. This change in the ever-expanding role of the police also raises questions on how policing agencies are supposed to fund these tasks, investigations, mental health calls, and more. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now


Unlocking interoperability: How Canada’s public safety agencies can work better together

Interoperability between Canada’s public safety agencies has long been a challenge. It is a topic of discussion in many emergency management circles. One such circle was InterOp Canada, a virtual event that focused on enhancing interoperability between agencies. The event offered a platform for discussing key issues and exploring potential solutions for interoperability and incident response among police, fire, EMS and emergency management. By Elena De Luigi. » Read now


16th Annual Chief’s Gala

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Nov. 16, 2023
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Anti-Corruption Symposium Calgary

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Nov. 20 - 21, 2023
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BCACP/CACP Police Leadership Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: Jan. 21 - 23, 2023
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