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Concerns raised about fentanyl in correctional facilities

The union that represents Saskatchewan correctional workers wants more action from the province on the opioid crisis.

Suspicious cues: The building blocks of patrol

Recognizing and using cues as a basis to identify and contact suspicious people and then investigating to stack additional cues — potentially reaching reasonable grounds for detention or arrest — is a basic policing skill. This has nothing to do with “hunches” or “gut feelings.” These are articulated suspicious observations based in training and experience.
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More options for teen crime reporting

January is National Crime Stoppers Month! We kicked things off with a special feature, exclusive to Blue Line from Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers, on the value of a partnership between in-school officers and Crime Stoppers. » Read more...

Aylmer Police Service brings in Glock 17M

Aylmer Police Service in Ontario has followed in the footsteps of the OPP and listed Glock’s 17M as its new service pistol, announced equipment supplier Rampart. » Read more...

Should police sell guns? Some chiefs say no

It’s fears of tragedies that have created a split among law enforcement officials over the reselling of confiscated guns by police departments, a longtime practice allowed in most American states. » Read more...

Border watchdog plan greeted warily by advocates of stronger review

A federally commissioned blueprint for a new watchdog to review Canada’s border agency has some worried it lacks the necessary bite to ensure true accountability. » Read more...

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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