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May 2, 2019
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Winnipeg to host smart cities exhibition during World Police and Fire Games

Through a recent federal investment, the World Police and Fire Games 2023 Host Society will host a smart cities technology exhibition on emergency services. It will bring police, fire and civic leaders, as well as experts, industry representatives, and businesses together to discuss how digital technologies and data sharing can enhance the quality of emergency services and cost reduction.

B.C. expands mental health injury access

Emergency dispatchers, nurses and care aides in British Columbia will soon have easier access to workers’ compensation for mental-health disorders associated to their work.

Case Law • Breaching recognizance mens rea is objective

In a 4:1 opinion, B.C.’s highest court has ruled the mens rea component of breaching a recognizance of bail is objective. In other words, the Crown need not prove subjective intent to ground a conviction.
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Women in policing conference

Recruiting, Retaining, and Promoting Women Police Officers conference seeks evidence-based solutions • PHOTOS

Scholars from around the globe, Canadian police officers of all ranks and other experts with a stake in the law enforcement field converged at the Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford, Ont. campus on April 29 to discuss evidence-based data and analyses concerning gender inequality in policing. » Read more...

Back of the Book • Purging work-related stress through creative process

In policing, we are often exposed to the harsher realities of life and the suffering of victims we are sworn to protect, whether the exposure was obtained vicariously or in our role as first responders. Each artist has his or her own story to tell through the lens of a camera or by pouring it onto a canvas, but a central theme runs through all of us and that is: to rid ourselves of the traumatic stress associated with the work we do/did. » Read more...

Managing fear in the workplace

Becoming a professional and independent police officer in Canada requires successful completion of formal training, coaching and demonstrated competence in key aspects of generalist policing. The process is designed to gradually build recruit competence and confidence. Becoming a manager should require the same focused and planned course of learning and development. » Read more...

Statistics Canada ‘unfounded’ change drives up crime numbers in Surrey

Mounties say a significant increase in violent crime in the first quarter of 2019 in Surrey, B.C., is partly due to a new Statistics Canada reporting requirement, and the change is likely to affect police data across the country. » Read more...
The Podcast

CACP National Traffic Conference

Date: May 6-8, 2019
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Toronto Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner

Date: May 8, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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HTCIA Canada Cyber Summit

Date: May 9-10, 2019
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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SMILE Conference 2019

Date: May 20-22, 2019
Location: Houston, Texas
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