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Music festivals react to push for improved safety measures for women

A study by the Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program at the Ottawa Hospital found that 26 per cent of sexual assault cases involving patients who attended the institute in 2013 occurred at mass gatherings. About 40 per cent of patients believed they were drugged and only 33 per cent said they knew the assailant.

Vancouver Police adopt GeoDash to predict property crime

The Vancouver Police Department is adopting a new crime prediction model that allows the VPD to “forecast the location of property crime and take proactive measures to prevent it”. The VPD says it will become the first police agency in Canada to use this type of predictive technology for operational purposes.

PTSD and the armed forces

“The military’s mental health program is probably the envy of the world,” said Dr. Nick Withers, Calian’s medical director responsible for the Surrey Jail and a retired Lieutenant-Colonel from the Canadian Armed Forces, during a recent breakfast event in Vancouver.
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New faces at Winkler Police spark Canada-wide interest

Winkler Police Service announced the force would be welcoming its first female police officers, which created a stir among media outlets and on social media across the country. » Read more...

Mental health support is all about when, not if, you will need it

“If we put some thought into what we do on a day-to-day basis as first responders, call takers and dispatchers, dealing with the unknown, the challenging and the horrific, it would be unreasonable to think that we can move forward without some form of mental health care,” writes columnist Michelle Vincent. » Read more...

RCMP: Canada 150 bank note “very secure”

Canada 150 is being marked with a special $10 bank note that came into circulation officially on June 1 and, of course, security was in mind when it came to the design, according to the Bank of Canada. » Read more...

Ontario appeal court awards $75K in charter & punitive damages

A three-member panel of Ontario’s Divisional Court has found police conduct amounted to racial profiling and it nearly tripled the damages that had been awarded at trial. » Read more...
Focus On Drones

Great Lakes Police Motorcycle Training Seminar

Date: Aug. 16-19, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Political Window Dressing - CAPG Webinar

Date: Aug. 16, 2017
Location: Online
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Durham Regional Police Assoc. Golf Tournament

Date: Aug. 23, 2017
Location: Ajax, Ont.
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First Responder Mental Health Symposium

Date: Sept. 16, 2017
Location: Summerside, P.E.I.
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International Women & Law Enforcement Conference

Date: Sept. 17-21, 2017
Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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