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Landing a DXC on a highway among unforgettable memories for retired RCMP pilot

Colin MacLeod spent over 20 years in the RCMP as a pilot, flying fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters on nail-biting missions through Newfoundland snow, the peaks and saddles of the Rocky Mountains and beyond. Also a former Edmonton Police officer, MacLeod shares his stories from the cockpit at a time when policing by air was still quite the novelty.

Saskatchewan brings in rules to prevent random street checks

The Saskatchewan Police Commission is telling officers not to randomly stop people on the street and ask for information. The commission, which regulates municipal and First Nations police forces, refers to the practice as contact interviews, but the terms carding or street checks have been used in other provinces.

Survey results are in! How do you use UAVs in law enforcement?

A few weeks ago Blue Line began collecting responses to its survey on drone use in Canadian law enforcement agencies. Participants were asked three multiple-choice questions and provided a space to add any additional comments.
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VIDEO: Canadian Crime Stoppers Association hosts first national conference

The founder of the internationally known Crime Stoppers program made a stop in at the 2018 Canadian Crime Stoppers Association’s first National Conference in Hamilton, Ont., to discuss how the program began, its evolutions and what is currently needed for its co-ordinators. » Read more...
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The Chase Is On: Leveraging Technology for More Effective Investigations

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System for enforcing legalized recreational marijuana remains hazy

Marijuana businesses are growing in size and scope as Canada moves toward legalization of recreational pot, creating an increasingly daunting job for those tasked with enforcing the rules. » Read more...

Dakota Ojibway Police Service changes name

The Dakota Ojibway Police Service (DOPS), headquartered in Long Plain First Nation, Man., officially started its transition to “Manitoba First Nations Police” at the beginning of June. » Read more...

Toronto Police Service looking to move forward with full body scan pilot project

The Toronto Police Service took the next step toward a six-month pilot project of body scan technology by releasing a Request for Expressions of Interest. This technology will give officers the ability to locate evidence, contraband and/or items of concern without conducting a physical strip search, otherwise known as a Level 3 Search. » Read more...

Canadian Association of Police Educators Conference

Date: June 25-29, 2018
Location: Chilliwack, B.C.
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Can-Am Police-Fire Games 2018

Date: June 25-July1, 2018
Location: Ozarks, Mo.
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FBI NAA 54th Annual Training Conference

Date: July 21-24, 2018
Location: Quebec City, Quebec
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