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OTTAWA — Canada joined NATO allies on Thursday in blaming the Russian military for new cyberattacks that targeted the international chemical weapons agency and the investigation into the mysterious 2014 crash of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
Last weekend’s unsanctioned student event in London, Ont. was attended by an estimated 20,000 at its height and was a significant strain on emergency services throughout the City of London, said the leaders of London’s police, fire and paramedic services at a news conference on Tuesday.
FREDERICTON — The Fredericton Police Force is bolstering its front line emergency response capabilities in the wake of a deadly summer shooting that claimed the lives of four people, including two police officers.
ST. LOUIS — Police don’t know the whereabouts of nearly 1,300 registered sex offenders in Missouri, including hundreds who fall into the most dangerous category, according to a state audit released Monday.
EDMONTON — The five survivors of an attack in downtown Edmonton were recognized at a weekend ceremony to honour fallen service men and women.
VICTORIA — The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner is encouraging two Greater Victoria mayors to ask for a public inquiry if they have a problem with its report that says the politicians mishandled harassment allegations made against a former police chief.
The FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA) European Chapter training event held recently in Helsinki, Finland, gathered senior law enforcement and security officials from across Europe to focus on combatting global crime and international terrorism. These meetings focused on cybercrime and the threats, challenges and opportunities that social media presents from the perspective of law enforcement authorities. The Police of Finland hosted the event.
The Emergency Response Portal, the secure, web-based “software as a service” product Blue Line featured as its March 2018 cover story, is now known as Situalis.
As all corners of the country prepare for a seismic shift in how and where people consume marijuana, several cities are considering whether it would make sense to legalize drinking alcohol in parks as well — a move an expert said would bring antiquated laws in line with the way people already behave.
Toronto’s police service is set to expand an existing neighbourhood officer program in an effort to “build trust and reduce crime,” but critics say it’s unlikely to do either.
VANCOUVER — Two mayors responsible for Victoria’s police department are disputing a section of a report by British Columbia’s police complaints commissioner that says they mishandled harassment complaints against a former police chief.
Some Canadian police forces are hesitant to use a federally approved roadside marijuana test, raising questions about the Liberal government’s decision to give the devices the green light.
EDMONTON — Alberta has a new top Mountie.
OTTAWA — The official charged with reviewing the controversial transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer from a medium security prison to an Indigenous healing lodge says she is comfortable with the decision to move Terri-Lynne McClintic.
Halton Region has maintained its position of having the lowest Crime Severity Index of all Canadian municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more for the 13th straight year, according to Statistics Canada’s annual report on crime in Canada. The report, entitled, “Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2017”, provides a detailed overview of crime statistics as reported by police services across the country.

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