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Auto theft down in most major cities: IBC

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) recently published its annual list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.

University of Regina to study effects of job on mental health of Mounties

The University of Regina has been commissioned to study the effects of policing on the mental health of RCMP officers. Researchers will get data from wearable technology, annual psychological assessments and self-reporting measures.

Cryptocurrency scams rope in double the money this year

Canadians have been swindled out of more than $1.7 million via scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin so far this year. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says that’s more than five times the amount people lost to these types of scams in 2015, which was roughly $284,000.
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VIDEO: Q&A with Chief Andrew Fletcher, South Simcoe Police

Twenty years ago the Innisfil Police Service and Bradford West Gwillimbury Police amalgamated as the South Simcoe Police. Chief Andrew Fletcher who started his law enforcement career at Halton Regional Police shares his thoughts on community mobilization and handling lean budgets. » Read more...

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island both set legal age for marijuana use

Nova Scotia and P.E.I. both set their legal age for marijuana at 19, but the two East Coast provinces are taking different paths on how weed will be sold. » Read more...

Contrast, solutions and growth

“It always fascinates me how we as human beings experience change and contrast,” writes Blue Line columnist Michelle Vincent. “We often see these occurrences as big, scary monsters thrusting us into the unknown. We — especially as police officers — often equate that dark abyss of change with a loss of control.” » Read more...

No sonic guns for the near future

The thought of a “futuristic, mystical firearm that does it all” is a curious one indeed. It’s also the stuff of dreams, points out Blue Line’s resident firearms expert, Dave Brown. (Guess Aliens’ pulse rifles or the sonic guns from The Minority Report are still a century or so away for law enforcement.) » Read more...

Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair

Date: Jan. 18, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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NSSF Shot Show

Date: Jan. 23-26, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Paramedic Nat’s 2nd Annual Evening For Mental Health

Date: Jan. 27, 2018
Location: Thornton, Ont.
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3rd Annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Date: Feb. 15, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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