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Yukon to create new RCMP Historical Case Unit

The Yukon government announced it would provide RCMP with an additional $422,000 annually for the next three years to establish a Historical Case Unit to investigate unsolved homicides and missing persons cases. Three new officers will be hired full time.

First permanent female RCMP leader vows to leave no stone unturned

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed the appointment of 31-year veteran Brenda Lucki as the Mounties’ new commissioner, a move he said will promote gender equality and address harassment in the workplace at the national police force.

Police watchdog investigates first death involving police administration of naloxone

Ontario’s police watchdog has opened its investigation into the death of a 36-year-old Brampton, Ont., man. that involved the police administration of the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone.
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VIDEO: Edmonton Police unveils “stronger, faster” helicopter

The Edmonton Police Service Flight Operations Unit’s new $5.9 million Air 1 helicopter boasts better visibility, upgraded avionics for situational awareness and hazard warnings, as well as an enhanced digital camera and infrared system. » Read more...
Blue Line Expo

Have you been “shoulding” on yourself?

Dr. Stephanie Conn, a former police officer, will be hosting a special, first-time event at Blue Line Expo on May 3, 2018, that delves into promoting resilience during adversities for all first responders.
This presentation addresses the oftentimes unconscious and maladaptive manners of thinking and feeling that undermine our resilience.
Tickets for this exclusive workshop, titled "Building Resilience by Not 'Shoulding' on Yourself," are $110. >> Sign up

B.C. to upgrade red light cameras

Red light cameras are being upgraded around British Columbia at intersections where there are a high number of speed-related crashes. » Read more...

Toronto mayor wants tougher gun laws, resources for anti gang efforts

Toronto Mayor John Tory said that while Canada generally has tight controls on firearms, there are “some holes that exist in that system.” » Read more...

Intelligent, synergistic emergency strategies for better response

The March commentary from Blue Line’s editor revisits the 2013 Alberta floods and the value in collaborative emergency management. » 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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