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Drug users: methadone formula switch contributed to opioid crisis

Drug users trying to quit heroin are gathered for a meeting in Vancouver with one mission in mind: to support each other through the struggles of a reformulated treatment drug they say hasn’t worked and has instead contributed to the opioid epidemic.

A police chief’s guidance to the grieving: Go see a medium

A police chief in Rhode Island gives out some unorthodox advice for those who have lost a loved one: Seek a connection to the afterlife by meeting with a medium.

Axe wielding man in N.L. charged after being Tasered

Police in Newfoundland say officers used a stun gun to subdue a man accused of wielding an axe in downtown St. John’s.
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New DRPS app brings crime mapping to the public

The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) has launched a new app to allow members to “easily and conveniently” connect with the service, accessing features such as crime mapping and safety notifications. » Read more...

Survey underscores health concerns for public safety personnel

A team of researchers with the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment released results from a national study on the mental health of public safety personnel recently, finding more reports of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder than previous research pointed to. » Read more...

Calgary Transit officer passes out after possible drug exposure

Calgary Transit says one of its peace officers was hospitalized after possibly being exposed to drugs during an incident in a light rail station. » Read more...

Q&A with Chief Al Frederick

It all started with Samuel Port, William Brown, Charles Bussette and Henry Goodenough back in 1867. Since then the Windsor Police Service has aged right alongside Canada. Blue Line checks in with Chief Al Frederick for more on the force’s 150th celebrations, his 33 years in policing, advice for the next generation and his views on the legalization of marijuana. » Read more...

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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Canadian Critical Incident Inc. Annual Fall Seminar

Date: Nov. 13-16, 2017
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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