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Social media campaigns linked with rise in sex crime complaints

Calgary Police Chief Roger Chaffin says campaigns such as #IBelieveYou, #MeToo and #TimesUp have raised awareness and more victims are seeking help.

Ottawa Police board reviewing future of Conducted Energy Weapons

A report outlining a consultation plan on the future deployment of Conducted Energy Weapons (CEWs), commonly referred to as Tasers, was approved by the Ottawa Police Services Board (OPSB) recently.

Southern Alberta First Nation declares emergency after spike in drug overdoses

The Blood Tribe says it has dealt with at least 30 overdoses in seven days, including at least one death.
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Featured News 

All the details on this year’s Best Dressed Police Vehicle...

Congratulations to all the winners of Blue Line’s Best Dressed Police Vehicle Awards. We look for clear identification, graphic designs that enhance visibility, design elements that show directionality of travel and effective integration of equipment and controls. Thank you to everyone who submitted and stay tuned for 2019’s call for submissions later this summer. » Read more...

Edmonton Police scores top employer designation for 2018

Alberta’s Top 70 Employers is a “special designation that recognizes employers for progressive human resources programs, and is open to any private or public sector employer in Alberta.” Congrats to Edmonton Police for making the list! » Read more...

Indigenous leaders praise Saskatoon’s new police chief

Troy Cooper, the veteran officer from Big River, Sask., has been sworn in as the new chief of the Saskatoon Police Service. Cooper, who is Metis, says one of his main goals will be to work closely with the Indigenous community. » Read more...

Advocates encouraged by plan to reopen prison farms

One of the measures announced in the recent federal budget earmarked $4.3 million over five years to reopen two shuttered prison farms that operated near Kingston, Ont. before their closure in 2010. » 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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