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September 26, 2019

Police commission asked to find safety solutions for downtown Winnipeg

The Manitoba government is directing the province’s police commission to find ways to make downtown Winnipeg safer. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen has asked the commission to investigate measures that include increased foot patrols, security cameras and increased lighting.

Glen Assoun calls for reform in how Ottawa considers cases of wrongful conviction

Tethered to an ankle monitor and alone in a British Columbia basement apartment in the fall of 2017, Glen Eugene Assoun felt his sanity slipping away as his wrongful conviction file languished in Ottawa.

MCSC rescu app offers new hope in search for missing children

A new web app that directly engages the public in the search for missing children has been unveiled by The Missing Children Society of Canada. Among its functions, MCSC rescu uses SMS alerts about missing children targeted to the locations of people who have registered with the app.
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Memorial patrol

RCMP officers trek to Herschel Island for memorial patrol

Two police members make the “unforgettable” journey to Yukon’s most northerly point with conservation officers, and join up with Parks Canada for first “Tri-Service North Slope Patrol.” Side note: Herschel Island, or Qikiqtaruk, was a site used by Inuvialuit for thousands of years and a trading post for whalers in the late 1800s. It is also home to the first Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment in the Canadian Arctic. » Listen now

Four Mounties sue over 2014 Moncton shootings

Four RCMP officers who responded to the 2014 shootings in Moncton, N.B., that claimed the lives of three of their colleagues are suing the attorney general of Canada for negligence. » Read more

Man injured when NWT wildlife officer shoots gun during bear incident

RCMP in the Northwest Territories say a man in Fort Simpson was injured when a wildlife officer fired his weapon in response to an aggressive bear. » Read more

Police use night vision drone to find two missing hikers

A drone with night-vision equipment was used to find a pair of missing hikers in a wooded area of Halifax. Police received a call shortly after midnight last weekend that two women had gone hiking on the Long Lake Trails in Halifax and had not returned. » Read more
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TOMORROW: 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 TOMORROW! » 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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