A Message from our publisher

Blue Line magazine and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) are partnering on a joint venture, the OACP & Blue Line Expo, to be held this Friday, Oct. 21 at the Paramount EventSpace in Vaughan, Ont.

Attendees will benefit from the unique networking opportunity this new partnership brings, and will learn from industry experts on a variety of topics, including the economics of a post-COVID era, recruitment, mental health literacy, the importance of court considerations for law enforcement, and effective communication in coordinating a multi-agency major incident response.

Speakers include Toronto Community Housing’s Sgt. Brian Lass; Registered Psychotherapist and retired firefighter Nick Halmasy; Scott Blanford, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Policing & Public Safety, Wilfrid Laurier University; Dennis Matthews, President of Creative Currency in Toronto; Blackberry’s Chris Ullah; Richa Kharbanda, Director of Analytics, PWC Canada; and Marilia Araujo, Analytics and AI Partner, PWC Canada.

The expo will also feature a trade show floor featuring a wide range of exhibitors showcasing the newest products, technologies, services, and solutions for procurement professionals, senior police leaders, and other members of the law enforcement community.

Who is Blue Line Expo for?
  • Police chiefs
  • Police service procurement staff
  • Customs officers
  • Police officers: military, local, municipal, provincial and First Nations
  • Federal and provincial corrections officers
  • RCMP
  • Security professionals
  • Fire chiefs and other fire department personnel

The event is FREE for all to attend.