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Feds to boost G7 security by flying in 3,000 officers

The federal government plans to spend more than $2.2 million to fly roughly 3,000 police officers and dozens of German shepherds from all over the country to Quebec City to help secure the sites for next month’s G7 leaders’ summit.

Q&A with the Policing Security Network, OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police’s Security Assessment Unit (SAU) began organizing the Policing Security Network (PSN) by partnering with several other police services for more collaboration on physical security threats. SAU’s Patrick Ogilvie, a security consultant, and OPP Sgt. Laura Meyers, along with OPP section manager and Acting Insp. Rob Fournier, share more on why this group is so ground breaking.

Boots on the Ground to offer alternative wellness program

Police officers in Ontario have organized to incorporate a new non-profit geared to offering over-the-phone and in-person support to first responders throughout the province.
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See the PHOTOS from Toronto Crime Stoppers annual dinner

Toronto Police Service’s Human Trafficking Team took home the Bill Hancox Award of Excellence during the Toronto Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner, honouring Chief Mark Saunders, last week. » Read more...

Sexual assault acquittal highlights challenges in the legal system

The recent acquittal of a young Nova Scotia man accused of sexual assault highlights the complicated nature of judging sexual crimes, an expert says. » Read more...

Ban solitary confinement for mentally ill, Indigenous inmates: rights groups

Three civil rights organizations joined forces recently to voice their concern over the ongoing use of indefinite solitary confinement for prison inmates — a practice they say is akin to torture and a violation of human rights. » Read more...

No armchair quarterbacks: Lethbridge police chief wants context of video

A southern Alberta police chief is urging people not to leap to conclusions about how officers handled a racist confrontation at a local Denny’s last month. » Read more...

International Police Association Canada AGM

Date: May 24-29, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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The Other Side of the Hero - A Screening

Date: May 24, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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National Crime Stoppers Conference

Date: May 31-June 4, 2018
Location: Hamilton, Ont.
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Toronto True Crime Film Festival

Date: June 8-9, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Canada 911 Ride - Atlantic

Date: June 9-10, 2018
Location: Saint John, N.B.
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