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The Podcast

Blue Line, The Podcast: Checking in with the Canadian Police College

For the latest episode of Blue Line, The Podcast, we are thrilled to welcome Assistant Commissioner Serge Côté, the executive director of the Canadian Police College (CPC), and Supt. Doug Ross, director of the School of Police Sciences with CPC to the mic and to our virtual studio.

Law enforcement in 2020: Inside #BLVirtual2020

On July 23, in partnership with Annex Business Media, Blue Line hosted its first Virtual Symposium & Product Showcase in an effort to connect Canada’s diverse law enforcement members, from conservation officers to corrections officers to municipal, provincial and federal police officers and beyond. Vancouver Police Chief Const. Adam Palmer, the president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, opened the event, followed by RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Ontario’s first Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addiction, also provided welcoming remarks.

Out of the Cold — File No. 3

As you know by now, we are proactively profiling a cold case in every other issue for our readers to share in order to spark renewed interest and hopefully generate tips and information. For our August/September issue, Stephen Metelsky revisits the stabbing of Cindy Halliday 28 years ago...
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New In-Console Printer Solutions for 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility

Precision Mounting Technologies is excited to announce the release of their all new in-console printer solution for the 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility. This in-console printer is intended to house the Brother PocketJet 7 series printer and is designed to maximize occupant space inside the vehicle for improved safety, better ergonomics and supreme usability. Designed and manufactured in Canada, the profile of this console has been kept to a slim and desirable width – only protruding slightly in the area around the printer to provide more usable space in the cabin.
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Featured News 
Peer support 2.0

Peer support 2.0

The world keeps turning, despite 2020’s best efforts to slow it down, with police officers and other first responders seeing their already considerable workloads increase or change in significant ways. While the routine traffic stops, report calls and minor disputes may have slowed, each one presents a new challenge as PPE (personal protective equipment) and distancing requirements have given the mundane a new risk factor... As police departments navigate these shifts, literal and figurative, they must constantly re-evaluate the programming and support they make available to their membership. » Read more

Fredericton Police dedicates Honour Roll to three members killed in line of duty

The Fredericton Police Force has installed a permanent memorial on the ground floor of headquarters to pay tribute to Const. Robb Costello and Const. Sara Burns, who lost their lives in the line of duty two years ago on August 10. Additionally, nine years ago, Fredericton Police lost another member in the line of duty: 35-year old Const. Perley S. Calhoun, killed during a training exercise. » Read more

Saskatchewan’s top RCMP officer leaving post, accepts job in B.C.

Saskatchewan’s top Mountie is moving on after nearly two years in the province. Commanding Officer Mark Fisher accepted a job as deputy chief of the Oak Bay Police Service in British Columbia, where he previously spent more than seven years of his 25-year career. » Read more

Where do we go from here? We keep going

Tom Stamatakis, president of the Canadian Police Association (CPA), is right on the nose in his June 25 piece in the National Post, titled “Opinion: Improve policing in Canada by building up, not tearing down.” Our Editor’s Commentary salutes his words and explores today’s polarizing climate and trending hashtags. » Read more

FBINAA 2020: Connecting Leaders

Location: Online
Date: Sept. 1-3, 2020
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3rd Simon Fraser Warrior Golf Tournament

Location: Caledon, Ont.
Date: Sept. 17, 2020
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Niagara Counterfeit and Fraud Workshop

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2020
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International Cyber Security and Intelligence Conference

Location: Brampton, Ont.
Date: Oct. 7-8, 2020
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