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Wellness plans: fad versus fact

Restricted diets can have a substantial negative impact on athletic, physical and mental performance, and can cause serious medical issues. Being under nourished increases the likelihood of exercising poor judgment. These deficiencies can have a devastating impact for those in the field of law enforcement.

Back of the Book: Is ‘de-policing’ alive and not so well?

Proactive policing should be a big part of what officers do. It shouldn’t simply be responding to radio calls. Conducting high visibility patrols, checking out suspicious people in suspicious circumstances, interacting with vulnerable people and preventing crime and victimization — these are all critical roles for police officers.

Off the shelf: Taking Care of Business by Matthew Bacon

How does law and administrative bureaucratic regulation affect the working world of police detectives? This is a crucial question and Matthew Bacon’s ethnographic study of specialist covert drug squads in ‘Smallville’ and ‘Metropolis’ provides an important piece of a very complex puzzle: a theory of policing.
Featured News 

Combating the rising opioid epidemic

According to Statistics Canada, almost 3,000 drug-impaired driving incidents were reported in 2015, representing 4 per cent of all impaired driving incidents — double the proportion in 2009, when data on drug-impaired driving first became available. So what’s being done about it? » Read more...

How computer data helped police to investigate Quebec City’s mosque shooter

The criminal proceedings against Quebec City’s mosque shooter provided a glimpse into how police use computers to extract information about a suspect, even if that data has been erased. » Read more...

Case Law: No need for a lawyer’s second consultation when circumstances unchanged

Just because an arrestee wants to speak to a lawyer again does not mean they are entitled to do so. More in our June/July Case Law column! » Read more...

Who’s retiring? Who’s being honoured?

Did you know Blue Line’s “Dispatches” section is now online? Find out who is retiring in the Canadian law enforcement field, who is being bestowed with awards, who is being promoted and more. Check it regularly — we’re always updating this section! » Read more...

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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Ontario Special Constables Leadership Summit

Date: Aug. 10, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Calgary Police Rodeo

Date: Aug. 11, 2018
Location: Cochrane, Alta.
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ABLE - Summer Boat Cruise

Date: Aug. 11, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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