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Technology has become a pillar in supporting both the physical and psychological safety of the Toronto Police Service.
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B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

On the same day the British Columbia government’s approach to the overdose crisis faces a major shift, the provincial coroner announced another 192 people were killed by illicit drugs in March.

Governments of Canada, Saskatchewan and Prince Albert Grand Council announce funding to study implementation of Indigenous-led police services

An investment of more than $1.4 million to support the implementation of effective and culturally appropriate police services for PAGC member communities has been announced.

Quebec police can refuse to talk to and share notes with watchdog: Court of Appeal

Quebec’s highest court says police officers have the right to remain silent during investigations by the province’s police watchdog.

Cameron McBride to be new chief of Saskatoon Police Service

The Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners is pleased to announce that Deputy Chief Cameron McBride will assume the role of Chief of Police for the Saskatoon Police Service effective May 16, 2024, for a five-year term.

Montreal police, prosecutors launch project to better address strangulation cases

Police say strangulation deserves particular attention because a person who is assaulted in that way by their partner is at far greater risk of being killed by them in the future.

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Guardians beyond the badge: The crucial role of familial support in law enforcement

Law enforcement officers are often required to make split-second decisions in high-pressure situations, and the constant exposure to potential danger can take a toll on their mental and emotional well-being. Suffice it to say that the nature of their work can lead to isolation and detachment from their community. Familial support is crucial in helping LEOs cope with these challenges. By Richard O. Segovia. » Read now

Q&A: Artificial intelligence and digital forensics

Recently, editor Brittani Schroeder spoke with Oren Yosifon about the intersection of artificial intelligence and digital forensics. As AI continues to evolve, its impact on the criminal world is significant. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: Officer reintegration after trauma

Members of law enforcement face traumatic incidents quite often as they carry out their duties. But how can we support those members as they return to work? In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder is joined by Chief Mental Health Officer Derek Sienko and RCMP S/Sgt. Ray Savage to talk about the National Reintegration Program, how first responders return to work after traumatic incidents and the gap that exists between clinicians and employers. » Listen now


Grounds for arrest not to be assessed in isolation

When assessing whether a police officer has met the reasonable grounds threshold for a lawful arrest, it is important for a trial judge to consider the contextual background of the officer’s investigation and not look at each individual fact in a piecemeal fashion. By Mike Novakowski. » Read now


The dangers of after-market police accessories: How can you avoid them?

Police officers face many unexpected challenges and risks each day on the streets, and it’s crucial that they have access to reliable equipment that can help them respond effectively to dynamic and unpredictable situations. However, the market is flooded with new and innovative products that claim to be tactical and efficient for law enforcement officers. By Geoffrey Desmoulin. » Read now


2024 OACUSA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Location: London, Ont.
Date: May 13 - 16, 2024
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo - Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: May 16, 2024
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