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Saskatchewan town votes to keep RCMP

A non-binding plebiscite was recently held, asking whether Langham, Sask., ought to join in a regional police force with the nearby community of Dalmeny.

OPP announces 2017 Victim Response Support Strategy

The Ontario Provincial Police have announced a Victim Response Support Strategy, which includes several actions they are taking to improve the response to and support for sexual assault victims. The strategy outlines several initiatives that focus on victim support, investigative excellence and oversight.

Relationship-building technology

The concept of relationships coupled with technology for “success and safety” has somewhat taken hold in the law enforcement community this year.
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Kingston Police looking forward to potential alarm monitoring change

The exasperation Canadian police services experience with alarm monitoring and the number of “false” calls is nothing new. For many regions, the false alarm rate has been in the 90-percentile range for years — sometimes decades. Taking a new direction to combat this, the City of Kingston, Ont. recently held a stakeholder consultation meeting to go over proposed changes to the alarm installation and monitoring regulations in the municipal bylaw, many of which Kingston Police had a hand in recommending. » Read more...

U.K. study of cocaine users leads to “breakthrough” in drug testing

Scientists from the U.K.’s University of Surrey say they have developed a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test that can take “just seconds” to confirm whether someone has used cocaine. » Read more...

Bell: 911 location issues for Apple Watch Series 3

Bell customers with the new Apple Watch Series 3 should be aware that their longitude and latitude location may not be supplied to 911 operators when the device is not paired with their iPhone via Bluetooth. » Read more...

Quebec to offer naloxone free of charge in pharmacies

Quebec will follow the example of at least Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island in offering the life-saving naloxone without people requiring a prescription. » Read more...

Two Day Peer Support Training

Date: Oct. 12-13, 2017
Location: Sharon, Ont.
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Neighbourhood Policing Research Symposium

Date: Oct. 14, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Serving with Pride Gala

Date: Oct. 21, 2017
Location: Toronto, 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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