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Preventing officers from becoming stars of the next viral video

Do officers know how to react when they have a camera pointed at them? Lack of knowledge of the rights of the public to record can easily result in negative outcomes. In response to this, the IACP, with support from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), created the Public Recording of Police (PROP) project to focus on identifying an effective response to these situations.

Saskatchewan adds officers to tackle growing crime

Saskatchewan is adding more police positions, giving other officers more power and will lobby for a crackdown on young offenders to try to tackle growing crime rates, especially in rural areas.

Alberta drafts guidelines on police street checks

The Alberta government will launch community consultations in the form of a survey to help draft new guidelines around the controversial practice of police street checks, also known as carding.
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Blood Tribe Police reports positive change for Kainai Indian Days

The 51st annual Kainai Indian Days were held earlier this summer on the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta, which are historically the busiest time of year for Blood Tribe Police Service. This year, however, the service says things were “remarkably different” when it came to charges laid. » Read more...

Legalization of pot should recognize ‘systemic racism’ of status quo

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the plan to legalize marijuana should take into account the fact that the black community has been disproportionately criminalized for using the drug. » Read more...

School officer program to be reviewed by Ryerson University

Toronto’s police services board has approved a review of a controversial program that places police officers in certain schools in the city. » Read more...

Doctors must help remedy opioid crisis in Canada

Canada’s opioid epidemic isn’t a single crisis but a complex set of overlapping crises that will take multiple strategies to solve, a panel of experts told the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association. » Read more...
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ALEA 2017 Safety Seminar

Date: Sept. 5, 2017
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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Vortex Canada Range Seminar

Date: Sept. 12, 2017
Location: Haliburton County, Ont.
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First Responder Mental Health Symposium

Date: Sept. 16, 2017
Location: Summerside, P.E.I.
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Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention 2017

Date: Sept. 19, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Canadian Police Assoc. Memorial Service Sunday

Date: Sept. 24, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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