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Man to be sentenced Feb. 3 for killing police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

A lawyer for a man found guilty of murdering a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C., says his client will not pursue a hearing to determine his mental state at the time of the shooting.

Recent string of Quebec domestic homicides spur call for action to protect women

Researchers reported last year that Canada’s domestic homicide rates have not declined in recent years, despite efforts to tackle intimate partner violence. Women made up between 76 and 80 per cent of the adult victims of the 662 cases recorded over a nine-year stretch between 2010 and 2019, according to Peter Jaffe, a Western University professor and co-leader of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative.

“Behind the Badge” audio series explores behind the scenes at Saint John Police Force

“There are so many people working every day to ensure a smooth operation 24/7, and it is time to let Saint John residents know who they are and some of the work they do,” says Saint John Police Force Chief Bruce Connell regarding a new feature now available on the SJPF website.
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career Expo

Second annual Security • Police • Fire Career Expo is March 3

Blue Line is once again joining forces with Canadian Security and Canadian Firefighter magazines to bring you the Security • Police • Fire Career Expo & Job Fair. Hosted at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., this event brings together three separate fields for one full day of networking, education and first-hand advice. Students and anyone interested in starting a career (or transitioning to a new one) in policing, fire or security are encouraged to attend. » Read more

Dalhousie course helps educate law enforcement personnel on at‑risk youth and child soldiers

Why would a police officer want or need to learn about child soldiers? It’s all too easy to think of “child soldiers” as something that happens overseas, far from Canada’s borders, but the reality is that children are used by armed groups and gangs here at home, and law enforcement personnel can encounter children from combat scenarios. » Read more

Case Law: Arrest for non-existent offence results in $20K judgement

A 38-year old woman who was arrested by a police officer after she refused to identify herself when the officer saw her not holding the handrail of an escalator at a Quebec subway station has been awarded $20,0000 in damages plus court costs. » Read more

Health & Wellness: Employee development – Let’s do it together

Long-term employee commitment and skilled personnel retention are at the heart of every organization that invests substantially in recruitment and training — a.k.a. law enforcement. In order to attract the best candidates — and more importantly to retain them — law enforcement agencies should recognize they are not immune to competition and social changes. » Read more
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Blue Line Expo 2020

Plan for Blue Line Expo 2020!

Join Commissionaires, Whelen, Humber College, Provix and many others on the Blue Line Expo 2020 exhibition floor in Mississauga, Ont. Book your space now — it’s going fast! (And special shout-out to Cambli who joins us as a silver sponsor!) » Book your booth

Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers Conference

Date: Feb. 10-14, 2020
Location: Lake Louise, Alta.
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Committee of Youth Officers for the Province of Ontario Conference

Date: Feb. 19-21, 2020
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Advancing WE in Policing – Ontario 2020

Date: Feb. 19-21, 2020
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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