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September 19, 2019
B.C. Civil

Ontario Special Constables Association’s 2nd Annual Summit aims for deeper connections

The Ontario Special Constable Association (OSCA) hosted its second annual summit recently, celebrating wins from the past year and fostering “deeper connections” between members through expert speakers and training sessions.

Speed cornerstone of Winnipeg police project to virtually respond to break ins

Police in Winnipeg have rolled out a pilot project that will allow them to virtually respond to residential break-ins and possibly reduce the public’s wait time when reporting such crimes. The project uses online video platforms to get in touch with homeowners.

Boat and 26 chinook seized amid allegations of overfishing off B.C.’s coast

The Mounties have seized a nine-metre fishing boat and more than two dozen chinook salmon over what they say are allegations of “significant overfishing.”
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Expanding the use of force toolbox with Brazilian jiu-jitsu

The modern police officer has access to a wide variety of equipment and technology to help them perform their job and keep the public safe. There is, however, one essential tool an overwhelming percentage of today’s officers do not have in their arsenal. In fact, some would say this skillset can become your superpower: Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ). » Listen now
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Managing radicalization in Canadian prisons

Several models have been studied and developed in Europe and the United States that focused on dealing with radicalization in prisons. Canada’s correctional system should follow the approach of their European and American counterparts with respect to developing similar strategies, such as having several qualified Imams visit the institutions, conduct religious programming and screen for signs of radicalization. » Read more

P.E.I. municipal police partner with MedicAlert

Municipal police agencies of Prince Edward Island made history this summer by partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada, becoming the first group of police agencies in Atlantic Canada to bring the MedicAlert Connect Protect service to their respective communities. » Read more

Former police officer joins the federal election race in B.C.

A former police officer has put his name in the hat in a British Columbia riding for Canada’s federal election next month. Ron Broda is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for Saanich Gulf Islands. In his announcement to run on his Facebook page, he says he “decided to run in this year’s federal election simply because I cannot vote for the other options available.” » Read more
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NEXT WEEK: Best Dressed Police Vehicle Awards 2020

We are on the hunt for creative and unique police vehicles! If your agency’s wheels represent your community, save energy, highlight directionality and officer safety; and also boast fresh equipment or decals, we want to hear from you! Blue Line’s annual Best Dressed Police Vehicle Awards closes next week! » Enter now!

The 3rd Annual Kindful Canada Symposium

Date: Sept. 28, 2019
Location: Oakville, Ont.
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Fitness for Duty Summit – 2019

Date: Oct. 2-3, 2019
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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Lethbridge Police Run

Date: Oct. 5, 2019
Location: Lethbridge, Alta.
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SecTor – IT Security Conference

Date: Oct. 7-10, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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