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Law enforcement agencies turning to drones to fight crime

The number of public safety agencies with drones in the United States has more than doubled since the end of 2016, according to data collected by the Center for the Study of the Drone at New York’s Bard College.

Review to probe three N.L. inmate deaths: ‘We want to find out what is going on’

Retired police Supt. Marlene Jesso has been selected to examine policies, procedures, and how corrections staff responded to three deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador jails since August.

RCMP expands Reserve Program

Since 2004, the RCMP says its Reserve Program has provided experienced police officers with an opportunity to continue serving Canadians, while helping the RCMP provide short-term operational relief when more police resources are needed.
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Pay attention to your “Sam Browne”

Duty belts today continue to offer readily available equipment while leaving the officer’s hands free. They can be considered officers’ safety “toolbox.” Unfortunately, duty belts simultaneously increase the risk of developing injuries related to progressive degeneration and cumulative trauma. » Read more...
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The Chase Is On: Leveraging Technology for More Effective Investigations

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RCMP charges Alberta man with 23 counts of arson

A new RCMP forestry crimes unit has charged an Alberta man with 23 counts of arson that date back to 2012. At one point Alberta Sheriffs actually watched a suspect light another fire... » Read more...

Run, hide or fight: Vancouver police release video on what to do in an attack

An eight-minute video simulating a shooting at an office has been produced by Vancouver police to help prepare people if an active shooter were on the loose. The city’s police chief believes the video is the first of its kind in Canada, although they have been used by Homeland Security and others in the United States. » Read more...

‘They’re back:’ Drug dealers target southern Alberta reserve

Canada’s largest reserve has been on the front lines of a fentanyl epidemic that has plagued many parts of the country over the last four years. » Read more...

3rd Annual First Responder Day

Date: June 2, 2018
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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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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