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Court is not to “Monday morning quarterback” on police entry

Hindsight is not the measuring stick by which courts should judge police decisions in how warrants are executed, so says Ontario’s top court.

Military wrestling with marijuana legalization

The military is currently wrestling with the implications of marijuana legalization, Canada’s top general says — including time restrictions on using the drug before going on duty.

Back of the Book: Naloxone use brings specific liabilities

“How is it fair that the government is making a life-saving drug available to every citizen in Ontario, free of charge, yet the only ones to be investigated for a crime upon its use are the police?” More in this month’s Back of the Book column.
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Most capable, fuel-efficient vehicles lead the way into 2018

Every fall the Michigan State Police, in conjunction with the U.S. National Institute of Justice, test the handling and performance of every new police vehicle on the market for the coming year in back-to-back acceleration, braking and lap time tests. Blue Line writer Dave Brown walks us through the results. » Read more...

Are exhaust leaks poisoning police officers?

Possible issues with exhaust leaks into police SUVs have caused concern for police officers and led to investigations by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. So far, no recalls have been issued. » Read more...

Canada not walking the walk when it comes to female peacekeepers

Only six of the 40 Canadian peacekeepers deployed with the UN at the end of January were women. Five were police officers in Haiti, while the sole military member was posted to Cyprus. » Read more...

Airbnb rentals being used for alleged human trafficking

Toronto police say a recent case of alleged human trafficking is the latest in a growing trend involving people using Airbnb rentals to conduct their illicit transactions. » Read more...

Gangs, Drugs & Murder Conference

Date: March 26-29, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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Hardeep Kang Memorial Hockey Tournament

Date: April 19-20, 2018
Location: Brampton, Ont.
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Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress

Date: April 24-27, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls Ont.
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LEVA Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & The Law

Date: April 30, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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