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March 28, 2019
City of Camrose

Assistance order to TDR warrant can authorize subscriber info

In a split decision, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has ruled that an assistance order attached to a Transmission Data Recorder (TDR) warrant can order a telecommunications service provider (TSP) to give the police subscriber information related to the numbers recorded.

Off the Shelf • Book review: Just a Cop by Hal Cunningham

Just a Cop sheds rare light on policing in a major North American city — Toronto. It reveals the transformation from seat-of-your-pants policing to the high-tech methods of today, with stops in uniform, undercover surveillance, supervisory and middle-management duties.

Organization wants to map offenders with hate atlas

An advocacy organization says it wants to map hatred and discrimination across Canada in a move that is prompting warnings of caution from one civil liberties group.
Blue Line Expo

Blue Line Expo is less than 1 month away!

Join Spirito, Cobra Cuffs, the Canadian Police Insignia Collector’s Association, Cambli Group and many others on the Blue Line Expo 2019 exhibition floor in Mississauga, Ont. You can still book your booth! (And special shout-out to our sponsors: Off The X Inc., Rogue Data Corp., Humber College, Commissionaires, Artcal Graphics and Whelen!) » Exhibit now!
Featured News 

Dogfighting, the investigation: Part two

Dogfighting is a devastating form of animal cruelty. In order to increase their aggressiveness towards other dogs, they are usually raised in isolation. Most of their short lives are spent tethered to short and heavy chains. Drugs, including anabolic steroids, are administered to increase muscle mass and make the animal more aggressive. To limit what other dogs can grab during a fight, the owners will inhumanly crop the ears and tails of the animal. » Read more...

York regional police say a tip led to a massive meth bust

A tip from a member of the public suspicious about dozens of garbage bags and canisters dumped on a small-town driveway led police north of Toronto to bust two illicit “super labs” suspected of producing methamphetamine for large trafficking networks. » Read more...

VIDEO • 140 at the Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Students met with 25+ booth vendors and 25+ industry mentors on hand to offer hiring advice at the career expo hosted earlier this month by Blue Line and fellow Annex Business Media publications Canadian Security and Fire Fighting in Canada. » Read more...

Ukraine’s top cop walks thin blue line between Russian meddling, free election

Two weeks after Serhii Kniaziev’s military career ended, the Iron Curtain fell, the Soviet Union crumbled and the young ex-soldier returned to Ukraine and quickly found his calling — the thin blue line of policing. » Read more...
The Podcast

Personal Security Tradecraft & Combatives w/ Delta2Alpha

Date: March 30-31, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Initial Digital Investigations Gateway Course

Date: April 1-5, 2019
Location: Newmarket, Ont.
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2019 Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress

Date: April 2-5, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Leadership Conference

Date: April 7-9, 2019 Location: Vancouver, B.C. » more info

International Financial Crimes Investigators Conference

Date: April 8-12, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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