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Digital records management can give police forces an edge

By digitizing records, taking some of the “paper” out of paperwork, information becomes more searchable, auditable and reliable, while reducing the administrative burden on officers.

Peace officer who picked up vial on street exposed to fentanyl, hospitalized

The Alberta Peace Officer Professional Association says a member of the Seba Beach Patrol Service found a vial on a road on May 12. Wearing gloves, he reportedly picked it up. After returning to the office he started having breathing problems.

Border agents diverted to help with asylum influx

The Canada Border Services Agency has sent memos across the country advising that agents from other regions will be in Quebec May 28-Sept. 16 to help deal with the influx of refugee claimants crossing the Canada-U.S. border at unofficial entry points.
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Taking on the fraud wars and data

The fraud wars require as much ammunition, manpower, genius and collaboration from the private sector as they do from the police. The great benefit of private sector/police partnerships — which are not new — is that the required roles are all met. » Read more...

A hotbed of original thought: making the time to be distracted and/or relaxed

Why is it that showering seems to route to pure genius? Some say we have our best (meaning most original or creative) thoughts when there is a lot of dopamine kicking around. » Read more...

Technology exists to fix design flaws of the ‘Alert Ready’ system

“The approach we’re taking with mobile devices is the same we had in 1940, when we had sirens installed on buildings,” said Cosmin Munteanu, a professor of computer science and information at the University of Toronto. “There’s no nuance involved.” » Read more...

Halifax dispensary once again the target of break-in

A Halifax cannabis dispensary has once again found itself the target of an alleged break-in followed by a police raid in what the store’s owner said is becoming a pattern. » Read more...

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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Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting

Date: June 10-13, 2018
Location: Huntsville, Ont.
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