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February 14, 2019

RCMP makes arrests tied to international money laundering scheme

The RCMP and other police forces arrested 15 people Monday in a series of raids in Montreal and Toronto targeting what investigators say is an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime.

Dozens of Mexican ‘modern day slaves’ freed by police

Dozens of Mexican “modern day slaves” who were allegedly forced to work as cleaners at vacation properties in Ontario for as little as $50 per month have been freed and offered legitimate employment, police announced Monday.

Policing Security Network grows to nearly 100 members

The Policing Security Network (PSN) was recently established to help Canadian police services collaborate about threats and risks to police facilities and assets. It has now grown to include almost 100 members and is ready to welcome more.
Blue Line Expo

Blue Line Expo is fast approaching!

Join Brother Canada, Cambli, Tasmanian Tiger, Global Star, SP Dynamic, Fundy Tactical and many others on the Blue Line Expo 2019 exhibition floor in Mississauga, Ont. Book your space before it’s too late! (And special shout-out to our sponsors: Off The X Inc., Humber College, Commissionaires, Artcal Graphics and Whelen!) » Book your booth!
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Body cams

Montreal says no to police body cameras, citing costs and “unnecessary challenges”

The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) recently completed a seven-month long trial, testing the effectiveness of body cameras for its officers on duty, and the verdict is in: no-go. » Read more...

Organized dogfighting is a growing problem: Part one

Dogfighting has been illegal in Canada since 1892. It is a crime, according to section 451(1) (b) of the Criminal Code for anyone to cause unnecessary suffering of an animal or in any manner encourage, aid or assist at the fighting or baiting of animals or birds. » Read more...

NYPD ‘demands’ Waze remove police spotting feature from app

The New York Police Department wants the navigation app Waze to stop warning drivers about sobriety checkpoints. But Waze says the app shows “general police presence” and not DWI checkpoints specifically. » Read more...

Hackers targeting Canadian banks, mining companies, expert tells MPs

In February 2017, multiple major Canadian financial institutions were exposed to the risk of state-sponsored cybertheft from North Korea in a scheme to redirect people to malicious downloads that would seize control of their computer, says Christopher Porter, chief intelligence strategist at California-based security firm FireEye. » Read more...

Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium

Date: Feb. 18-19, 2019
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Ontario Women in Law Enforcement Workshop

Date: Feb. 21-22, 2019
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Guelph Emergency Services Charity Hockey Game

Date: Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Security | Fire | Police Career Expo & Job Fair

Date: March 7, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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