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Prairie provinces take top three spots in murder rates

Statistics Canada has released a survey on homicide rates, which shows that in 2016 Saskatchewan was No. 1 among provinces with 54 homicides, or 4.69 slayings per 100,000 population.

Nearly half of impaired driving fatalities ‘innocent victims’

Ontario Provincial Police say nearly half of the people killed in impaired driving crashes over the past 15 years were not the impaired driver. They say 987 people have died in alcohol or drug-related collisions on OPP-patrolled roads since 2003.

CP and Canadian Pacific Police Association reach agreement

Canadian Pacific and the Canadian Pacific Police Association (CPPA) have announced a tentative, forward-looking five-year agreement.
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Medicine Hat Police Service pilots body worn technology

Body worn technology in Canada today isn’t about police services playing Big Brother to their officers. It also isn’t about recording every little interaction with the public. » Read more...

Problem-based learning and coaching police professionals

‘Honour the learner’ is both the motto of the Coaching Police Professionals (CPP) course and foundation of the problem-based learning (PBL) instructional method. Based on this motto, the CPP course is now being offered by the Leadership Development Unit (LDU) at the Ontario Police College (OPC). » Read more...

Associations worried about Safer Ontario Act; security sees opportunity

The Ontario government caused quite the stir with the announcement of how it plans to modernize its policing framework. Mike McCormack, the president of the Toronto Police Association, told Blue Line there “isn’t much” about the new act that is encouraging for police officers while G4S Canada notes there is an “opportunity for all stakeholders to win in this.” » Read more...

Cyber insecurity: the high stakes of data protection

What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada’s top bankers up at night? A cyberattack. » Read more...

Odd Squad Gala & Conference

Date: Dec. 1, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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11th Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop

Date: Dec. 3-6, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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IPA Region 2nd Annual Christmas Party and Dance

Date: Dec. 9, 2017
Location: Vaughan, Ont.
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Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair

Date: Jan. 18, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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