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November 1, 2018

Sarnia remembers the sacrifice of Const. Jack Lewis

Many have never heard “The Ballad of Jack Lewis” – the story of Sarnia’s first police line-of-duty death. Lewis was killed by gangster Norman J. (Red) Ryan during a botched liquor store robbery in Sarnia, Ont. on Victoria Day weekend in 1936. A plaque has now been unveiled to honour him.

‘It’s an epidemic:’ Inexpensive crystal meth eclipsing opioids on the Prairies

Police are dealing with a prairie fire of methamphetamine use which is rapidly overtaking fentanyl as the drug of choice for many.

CBSA and Montreal port dip toe into blockchain to tug shipping into digital age

The Canada Border Services Agency and the Port of Montreal have signed on for a trial run of a technology that aims to streamline freight shipping using the power of blockchain.
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MSAB - Randy Whitcroft

Randy Whitcroft Joins MSAB to Lead Sales in Canada

Randy Whitcroft of Kanata, Ontario, has joined MSAB, the mobile forensic technology company, to lead their sales efforts in Canada. Whitcroft was formerly Senior Account Executive with Oracle Canada.

"Randy is incredibly experienced and knows the law enforcement and government technology market in Canada extremely well. He is a wonderful addition and we look forward to working alongside him," said Glenn Hickok, President of MSAB, Inc.

Mr. Whitcroft has over 25 years of experience in technology sales and client management.

MSAB is the global leader in mobile forensic technology, serving customers in over 100 countries. The company has been involved with mobile communications since 1984.
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Valleyfield Detachment

RCMP hosts official openings of Valleyfield and Côte-Nord detachments in Quebec

The new RCMP Valleyfield Detachment was officially opened this week. The detachment “symbolizes the RCMP’s commitment to providing federal police services to all Canadians. At the same time, the RCMP is reiterating its desire to fight the sale of illicit goods and organized crime.” » Read more...
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Blue Line Expo

Save the date! Book your booth! Blue Line Expo is April 16

Join Distribution Elite, Tier One Armament and the University of Guelph-Humber on the Blue Line Expo 2019 exhibition floor in Mississauga, Ont. It’s never too early to book your space! » Book your booth!

L’Assomption/Saint-Sulpice Police Service vehicles sport pink lettering

L’Assomption/Saint-Sulpice Police Service supported the pink ribbon cause in Quebec last month for breast cancer awareness. Four patrol vehicles were equipped with a pink-font lettering, with the O represented by a pink ribbon. » Read more...

Some police dogs now have cameras, too

Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video. » Read more...

NYPD suspends use of body camera model after one explodes

The New York City Police Department scrambled to find ways to quickly replace thousands of body camera devices it suddenly stopped using after an officer said one caught fire and exploded as he headed out on patrol. » Read more...

The Blue Ball

Date: Nov. 2, 2018
Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
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The Canadian Critical Incident (CCII) Annual Fall Seminar

Date: Nov. 4-7, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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3rd International Policing Cybercrime Summit

Date: Nov. 5-7, 2018
Location: Fredericton, N.B.
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APCO Canada

Date: Nov. 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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AWLE Training Conference

Date: Nov. 6-9, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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