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Watchdog says 2 are dead after police involved shooting in Ottawa

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating a series of three shootings — one involving a police officer — that left two people dead in downtown Ottawa.

Health Canada flags U 47700 in hopes of staving off latest opioid threat

The federal government is looking to stave off the threat of a powerful new street drug its users have christened “grey death.”

Police dogs from across Canada come to Alberta for training seminar

Police officers and their canine partners had some “paws-on” practice at a two-day seminar in central Alberta recently. A total of 24 teams from across Canada sniffed out the latest in skills training as part of the Canadian Police Canine Associations seminar.
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The Business Case for Mobile-First Policing

When it comes to protecting and ensuring the safety of the public, BlackBerry’s James Asser sees mobile technology as a way to not only make police services more productive but also more present. This includes physical presence: by using location data in devices to show government the kind of coverage officers have in a given area, but also online, which may be where the public but also criminal activity is happening. Learn more about what BlackBerry’s director of public safety has to say about the power of mobile-first policing. » Learn more
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Blue Line Expo 2017 • VIDEO

Police chiefs and staff, security personnel, customs officers and more were all perusing the floor at Canada’s premier event for the law enforcement community, Blue Line Expo, held on May 2, 2017. » Read more...

Turning to Facebook in an effort to get leads in cold cases

Police are turning to social media in an effort to generate leads in unsolved homicides and missing person’s cases in central Ontario. » Read more...

RCMP file backlog threatens efforts to crack down on child sex tourism

A file-processing backlog at the RCMP could “significantly limit” the effectiveness of new measures to track Canadians who travel abroad to sexually abuse children, internal government notes warn. » Read more...

New drug kits save U.S. police dogs from opioid overdoses

Police dogs simply follow their noses to sniff out narcotics. But inhaling powerful opioids can be deadly, so officers have a new tool to protect their four-legged partners: naloxone, a drug that has already been used for years to reverse overdoses in humans. » Read more...

Top 10 Mobile Security Threats

Discover how your public safety organization can secure its mobile devices and communications » Read more...

Emergency Management Guidebook

Identification, planning and analysis for effective crisis communication and business continuity » Read more...

OACP Annual Meeting

Date: June 11-14, 2017
Location: Waterloo, ON
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International Association of Crime Analysts Symposium

Date: June 19-21, 2017
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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LEOSH Association conference

Date: June 21, 2017
Location: Regina, Sask.
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31st Police Security Expo

Date: June 27-28, 2017
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
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CACP Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Date: July 16-19, 2017
Location: Longueil (Montreal), Que.
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