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Durham Regional Police Service to begin body worn camera project this week

The year-long Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Pilot Project will see officers from two platoons in West Division, Regional Traffic Enforcement and members of the Festive R.I.D.E. team equipped with BWCs.

VIDEO: Canadian Crime Stoppers now accepting wildlife crime calls

Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Canadian Crime Stoppers Association signed a memorandum of understanding recently, which they say will lead to better detection and reporting of crimes against federally protected wildlife.

RCMP will ‘thoroughly review’ coroner’s inquest’s recommendations

Staff Sgt. Annie Linteau says the RCMP takes very seriously recommendations issued by a coroner’s inquest into the death of a woman who spent four days paralyzed and dying inside her home in Mission, B.C., in 2008.
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VIDEO: Body Worn Cameras & Pedestrian Safety

Earlier this year, Panasonic’s Smart City Public Safety Summit brought together government experts and law enforcement agencies to discuss the rapid acceleration of technological change and the potential to make communities smarter, safer and more sustainable. To learn more about pedestrian safety, body worn cameras and next generation of facial recognition, watch video.
Featured News 

The risky business of marijuana butane honey oil operations

Fires and explosions occurring at marijuana butane honey oil extraction (BHO) operations have increased significantly over the past several years, according to the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management in Ontario. » Read more...

Joe Savikataaq, former conservation officer, chosen as new Nunavut premier

A new premier, who spent nearly 30 years as a conservation officer, has been chosen by the Nunavut legislature after its members removed the old one from office with a vote of non-confidence. » Read more...

Complexities treating opioid addicted B.C. youth prompt new guidelines

New guidelines aimed at improving treatment for opioid-addicted young people have been released by the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, which says a lack of youth-focused treatment programs has created challenges in the province with the highest number of fatal overdoses. » Read more...

Faster by pedal: eBikes can improve response time

With a boost from an electric motor, officers can ride further and longer than they can on a standard bicycle, allowing them to expand their patrol area and cover more ground. » 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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Canadian Association of Police Governance Conference

Date: Aug.8-11, 2018
Location: Winnipeg, Man.
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