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RCMP burnout may be adding to Nunavut policing problems: territory’s top cop

The head of the RCMP in Nunavut says she’s trying to find ways to bring police and Inuit together. But Chief Supt. Amanda Jones says officer burnout in small detachments with big social problems may be contributing to officer conduct that has sparked outrage in Nunavut.

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders announces resignation effective July 31

Toronto’s police chief says he’s stepping down as head of the force. In a news conference, Saunders — who has held the position since 2015 — said he looks forward to spending more time with his family before moving on to a new role.

Minneapolis – What happened and how can we do better?

“We must continue to train police officers that have been hired to serve the community,” writes Joel A. Johnston, a use of force subject matter expert and retired Vancouver police officer. “Sometimes that means controlling and arresting lawbreakers. Much of the time it does not. We must use every opportunity to engage with the public in positive, meaningful ways. I believe in Canada we have been doing a remarkable job of this.”
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“Another brick in the wall” of police work: COVID-19

The role of leadership in any company is important to its success; but, in times of flux or turmoil, leadership becomes vital to an agency’s survival. For police organizations, it is no different. COVID-19 has brought forth a different set of challenges that have tested even the most seasoned and well-respected leaders. » Read more

VIDEO: Spotlight on Step Training Inc.

Step Training Inc. is an international team of professional certified instructors providing evidence-based, realistic and innovative instruction for law enforcement and beyond. Take a look at our video with two of their instructors and stay tuned for more. » Watch Video

Inmates, guards worry about violence after COVID-19 lockdown

Several family members of inmates, along with the union representing prison guards, are expressing a growing concern about segregation-like conditions in prisons and the potential for violence after lockdowns are lifted. » Read more

Trudeau promises to push police body cameras with premiers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he will push provincial premiers to equip police with body-worn cameras as a rapid, substantive solution to allegations of racism and brutality. Trudeau was speaking in response to several incidents across the country, including allegations of police brutality from a First Nations chief in Alberta and the fatal police shooting of a 26-year-old Indigenous woman from British Columbia in Edmundston, N.B. » Read more

International Law Enforcement Training Summit

Location: Online
Date: July 27-31, 2020
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3rd Simon Fraser Warrior Golf Tournament

Location: Caledon, Ont.
Date: Sept. 17, 2020
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