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2020 Career Expo

Edmonton police announces Community Solutions Accelerator project

The Edmonton Police Service, through the support of the Edmonton Police Foundation and corporate partners, will now be utilizing the “latest industry technology and innovative expertise to collaboratively solve the ongoing issues impacting our community.” This will be done through the Community Solutions Accelerator approach, a first for policing in North America, according to the service.

JIBC launches online law enforcement degree

Students outside Metro Vancouver now have a new online degree option to help them gain the applied skills to pursue rewarding careers in law enforcement and public safety. Applications are being accepted for the first online offering of the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s (JIBC) Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies (BLES) program starting in September 2020.

New Case Law: Delay in facilitating counsel renders evidence inadmissible

Convictions related to drug offences have been overturned because the police waited almost three hours before arranging access to a lawyer, a serious Charter breach that significantly impacted an accused, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled.
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Featured News 
Forensic soil video

Forensic soil evidence collection training video now available

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science’s Geological Materials Subcommittee, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the IUGS-Initiative on Forensic Geology have developed a training video to help educate law enforcement and crime scene professionals on how to collect soil and other geological evidence. P.S. Do not use unlined paint cans. » Read more

Five charged in human trafficking investigation

Calgary police say they are working with Quebec law enforcement in a human trafficking investigation that resulted in five arrests. They say they were contacted in 2018 about a sex trade investigation that started in Quebec involving residents of Alberta. » Read more

Blue Line teams up with CTOA for Blue Line Expo 2020

Hosted by Blue Line and also in partnership with the Canadian Tactical Officers Association (CTOA) for the first time ever, Blue Line Expo 2020 brings together the best of law enforcement for a day of learning, networking and review of the latest technology, services and products shaping the market. You can register now for free! » Read more

New research indicates clear link between meditation and stress reduction

Collaborative research at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland and Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, aims to better understand the link between meditation and improved mental health outcomes. Despite the growing popularity of meditation practice around the world to address a number of health issues, there is limited evidence to support this, the schools said. » Read more
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Blue Line Expo 2020

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Join OmnView Tech, XMetal Targets, Smiths Detection, the International Firearm Corporation 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, our latest silver sponsor!) » Book your booth
World Class Policing

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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Axon Innovate: Canadian Public Safety Technology Conference

Date: Feb. 26-27, 2020
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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