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February 28, 2019

Stabbed B.C. cop who tackled knife wielding man called hero by police chief

An off-duty British Columbia police officer who was stabbed several times in the stomach while picking up his children outside an elementary school is being called a hero by his police chief.

London, Ont., police to start naming those charged with buying sex

London Police Chief John Pare says the force has decided to start naming alleged johns publicly as a deterrent measure. He says names will be shared in all cases except those covered by a publication ban or situations in which revealing the person’s name could identify the victim.

OPP deputy commissioner threatens to sue Premier Ford for defamation

In a notice of intent to sue filed last month, lawyers for Ontario Provincial Police Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair allege that Ford damaged the officer’s reputation when he accused him of breaking the Police Services Act by speaking out against the hiring of a Ford family friend for the force’s top job.
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Dale Cox

Consult and listen: LRPS chief on First Nations policing

Dale Cox is chief of police of Lakeshore Regional Police Service (LRPS), headquartered on the Driftpile Cree Nation in northern Alberta. He helped build this self-administered First Nations (FN) police agency, along with many other partners, after retiring from the RCMP. He shares how the 11-year-old service has evolved, as well as the importance of consultation and active listening when it comes to community relations. » Read more...

Anonymous survey seeks to measure progress in police workplace culture

A former police officer turned researcher has launched a new survey open to currently serving as well as retired officers (and those on leave) across Canada to capture a clearer picture of how police culture in the workplace has changed. » Read more...

OPS launches new 1-800 line for human trafficking victims

The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has a new toll-free number, 1-800-292-1168, to offer support and help for those trapped in the abusive cycle of human trafficking. The line connects directly with the OPS Human Trafficking Unit (HTU), where victims can get the help they need to get out of their situation, no matter where they are in Canada. » Read more...

Holding the Line: Finding the mutuality in change

Change can be an anxiety-filled experience and yet it takes place throughout every aspect of our lives, whether we recognize it or not. Everything — from the cells in our bodies to the universe we live in — is constantly changing and evolving. » Read more...
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Date: March 7, 2019
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Date: March 9, 2019
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Police vs. Fire Charity Lacrosse Game

Date: March 16, 2019
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Developing Leadership Impact Retreat

Date: March 18-21, 2019
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