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Unveiling the latest in law enforcement: OACP & Blue Line Expo heads to Ottawa on March 26

The annual OACP & Blue Line Expo, a premier law enforcement showcase, is headed to the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre on March 26. Attendees will discover cutting-edge products, technologies, services and solutions tailored for procurement professionals, senior police leaders, and fellow members of the law enforcement community on the event’s expansive trade show floor. Immerse yourself in a unique networking experience that promises valuable connections.

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GeoWarehouse makes debut appearance at OACP & Blue Line Expo

Heading to the OACP & Blue Line Expo in Ottawa? Stop by the GeoWarehouse booth to learn how you can accelerate your property-related investigations with quick and easy access to the Government of Ontario’s official land registry. Get accurate property information, ownership records, historical sales data, search by name and much more.

Winnipeg man who killed Saskatchewan Mountie with stolen truck sentenced to 18 years

A man who ran over and killed an RCMP officer in Saskatchewan was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday in a decision both prosecutors and police say sends a message to future would-be offenders.

LaSalle police chief announces retirement

After 33 years of dedicated and honourable service to law enforcement, Chief Duncan Davies of the LaSalle Police Service has announced that he will retire effective Oct. 1, 2024.

Mayor Patrick Brown awards Key to the City to PRP Deputy Chief Marc Andrews

“Awarding Deputy Chief Andrews with the Key to the City is an honour for me. The key symbolizes the profound impact of his dedicated service with Peel Regional Police... Deputy Chief Andrews, through his leadership and compassion, has left a lasting mark on our city, illuminating the path towards a brighter, safer future for all,” said Mayor Brown.

Newfoundland constable can’t appeal rape conviction, ending case that shook province

The country’s highest court refused Thursday to hear an appeal from a Newfoundland police officer convicted of sexually assaulting a woman in 2014, bringing an end to a winding court process that has gripped the province for seven years.

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Embracing E-Notes: A case study with York Regional Police

As York Regional Police steps into the future of law enforcement, it’s time to bid farewell to the traditional pen and paper. The storage room filled with countless police notebooks, tucked away in darkness, has made way for a digital transformation that is revolutionizing the way police take notes and interact with the community. By Paulo Da Silva. » Read now

Can DNA solve the 1976 murder of Rhona Margaret Duncan?

Rhona Margaret Duncan's partially clad body was found in some tall brush close to a neighbour’s garage, just steps away from her home. Police were called, and the crime scene was taped off. A forensic post-mortem examination was conducted to determine the criminal cause of death. The results concluded the cause had been manual strangulation. By Stephen Metelsky. » Read now

Blue Line, The Podcast: What is moral injury, and how do we address it?

Moral injury is widely understudied, especially where it concerns first responders and veterans. Because of this, moral injury is seen differently by officers, leaders, and clinicians. In this episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, editor Brittani Schroeder is joined by Chief Mental Health Officer Derek Sienko, Lucie Tremblay, who is a retired deputy chief of Via Rail Canada and retired Senior Officer of the Canadian Armed Forces, and Phil Lancaster, a retired police detective, to discuss what changes need to be made in policing organizations to address moral injury. » Listen now

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In this 30-credit program, you combine your academic and professional experience to address current issues within criminal justice, examine ethical dilemmas and problems, and gain the skills to develop practical responses to crime.

Complete the program in less than 2 years (20 months), taking seven courses and completing a major paper/thesis over five consecutive semesters. Many CRIM MA students work full-time while completing graduate studies.

After you graduate, you are ready to take on leadership and management roles, engage in policy development or research, and most importantly, contribute to the development of a more effective, efficient, and innovative criminal justice system in Canada.

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Decriminalization in action: Perspectives on B.C.’s changing drug laws after one year

After the first year of B.C.’s decriminalization pilot, there have been many lessons learned, and key takeaways for other provinces who may be considering taking the same steps. Both Deputy Chief Fiona Wilson (VPD) and Chief Neil Dubord (DPD) agreed that, though decriminalization may sound simple, it’s a very complex issue that requires careful planning, collaboration and a strong support infrastructure. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now


Indigenous police services fight for funding equality: A look into the 2023 funding crisis

In early spring 2023, funding negotiations between the federal government and the Indigenous police services of Ontario fell through. On Mar. 29, the Indigenous Police Chiefs of Ontario (IPCO), filed a human rights complaint against Public Safety Canada, claiming under-funding and under-resourcing of Indigenous police services amounted to systemic discrimination. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now


Retail Secure Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Mar. 21, 2024
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CFSEU-BC & CACP Gangs + Organized Crime Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: Mar. 25 - 28, 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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2024 Canadian Hazmat & CBRNE Summit

Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: Apr. 8 - 10, 2024
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