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Q&A with Const. Michael McNaught, RVezy founder

On April 19, 2016, an Ottawa police officer was injured during an altercation on the job. Exactly one year later, Const. Michael McNaught found himself on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Today, he’s back with Ottawa Police Service — while still managing his marketplace business, RVezy. He shares how entrepreneurship helped in his recovery and complements his policing, too.

Man in Creep Catcher case gets probation, fine

An Alberta man convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting has been fined $1,500 and must spend a year on probation.

Thunder Bay, Ont., police seeking Indigenous art

The police force in Thunder Bay says it’s looking to recognize that it is on the traditional territory of the Fort William First Nation and is seeking input from local Indigenous artists.
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Panasonic Canada Summit

Smart Cities & Public Safety

On January 31, Panasonic Canada will be hosting a Smart City Public Safety Summit, a 1/2 day conference focusing on new and intelligent solutions that law enforcement agencies and municipalities across Canada can utilize in the changing landscape of Public Safety & IT in Canada. From Next-Gen technology including body-worn cameras to the latest digital video technology, this is a must-attend event for senior executives and IT personnel in Canadian policing and law enforcement. >> Register Today
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PHOTOS: ABLE wraps up 25th year with annual justice career fair

There were fidget spinners, jokes and plenty of options presented as career avenues to the curious student body at the 15th annual justice career fair, hosted in partnership by the Association of Black Law Enforcers (ABLE) and the University of Guelph-Humber, in north Toronto earlier this month. » Read more...
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Blue Line Leadership Award

Call for submissions: Police Leadership Award 2018

For years now, the annual Blue Line Leadership Award recognizes and encourages a standard of excellence that exemplifies “Leadership as an Activity not a Position,” and pride in service to the public. Its goal is to increase effectiveness, influence and quality of police situational leadership from both an organizational and community perspective. The deadline for 2018 is fast approaching. Who is your police leader? >> Nominate today!

Ryerson University to teach Toronto cops about diversity, avoiding bias

“As a service, we are driving towards furthering our professionalism and active accountability,” Chief Mark Saunders said in a statement, noting that Ryerson University would help “create new and relevant learning opportunities for the members of Toronto Police Service.” » Read more...

Emergency planning in Ontario needs update: Auditor General

“There are weaknesses in emergency management planning and programs across Ontario that could impact the timeliness and effectiveness of a provincial response to a large-scale emergency,” Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk says in her 2017 Annual Report, tabled last month in the Legislative Assembly. » Read more...

Edmonton examines police carding practices; backlash over researchers

The Street Check Policy and Practice Review project, sponsored by the Edmonton Police Commission, is now underway under the lead of Curt Griffiths, Ph.D., from the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University in B.C. The selection of Griffiths has sparked concerns from two groups. » Read more...

Paramedic Nat’s 2nd Annual Evening For Mental Health

Date: Jan. 27, 2018
Location: Thornton, Ont.
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Panasonic Canada’s Smart City Public Safety Summit

Date: Jan. 31, 2018
Location: Vaughan, Ont.
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3rd Annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Date: Feb. 15, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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3rd National Symposium on Mental Health

Date: Feb. 23, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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