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Uber suspends self driving car tests in Toronto, other centres, after fatality

One of Uber’s self-driving vehicles was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when a woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit in a Phoenix, Ariz. suburb. The woman died of her injuries at a hospital.

Artificial Intelligence, editing techniques are changing ‘genuine’ video

Current video surveillance systems are able to watermark or otherwise encode video in proprietary formats that prove to courts the video has not been tampered with or edited. Despite the existence of this technology, the vast majority of footage submitted to courts (including cell phone footage) are in open formats like AVI or MP4 that could easily be edited without anyone knowing.

Inuit women should ‘take our communities back,’ inquiry told

Sex offenders should be banished from Inuit communities, a spokeswoman for a women’s group in Labrador has told the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Featured News 

Why every officer needs an individual first aid kit

Everyone who carries a firearm for a living or spends any amount of time on training ranges should seriously consider carrying an individual first aid kit (IFAK) in an easily accessible place on their person. An IFAK is not a general first aid kit, nor is it primarily designed to help others; it is for you, or for others around you, to help you. » 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

Legal cannabis will cost Regina police more than $1 million a year

A city administration report from Regina, Sask., which was recently approved by councillors, has found legal cannabis will cost the Regina Police Service between $1.2 million and $1.8 million per year. » Read more...

Doctor commends Saskatoon police response to drug overdoses

Police took the unusual step of releasing the street name and phone number of an alleged drug dealer after a number of suspected overdoses resulted in two deaths. Three people were arrested. » Read more...

PM says work to address opioids is a priority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told an Ontario city hard-hit by the national opioid crisis that situations like theirs were a top priority for his government, as a municipal official called for more concrete steps to address the root causes of addiction. » Read more...

Gangs, Drugs & Murder Conference

Date: March 26-29, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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Western Canadian Police Hockey Championship

Date: April 12-15, 2018
Location: Richmond, 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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