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Can mobile networks connect first responders in remote areas?

First responders face many communications challenges, including a lack of cell towers in uninhabited places and incompatible equipment. Public safety agencies need to find ways to share voice, text, instant messages, video and data reliably while responding to wildland fires and other emergencies.

Community infused policing: an essential service during COVID-19 and post-pandemic times

The first six months of 2020 has been filled with extraordinary worldwide events that we have experienced collectively in many ways, writes the contributor to our latest issue’s Back of the Book section, retired police chief Leanne Fitch. “It is critical that we as police professionals do not lose our way during such tumultuous times...”

City-sponsored justice awareness mural ‘deeply disrespectful,’ says police chief

Victoria’s police chief, Del Manak, said the large “More justice, more peace” mural located in downtown’s Bastion Square includes an anti-police slogan that is “deeply disrespectful” to those who serve in the police department.
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Community policing in action with radio fundraiser

A Nishnawbe Aski Police Service officer is on a mission to make his community, North Spirit Lake First Nations, a safer place by engaging and connecting Elders with radios — a valuable tool for crisis communications and socializing in an area where cell service is spotty. » Read more

Victoria Police launch Community Dashboard

The Victoria Police Department has launched Open VicPD, a “one-stop hub for information” about the Victoria Police Department. » Read more

Guelph Police Service starting body-worn camera pilot

The Guelph Police Service has announced its body-worn camera (BWC) pilot project, which began Tuesday, and is to conclude in August 2021. » Read more

Toronto police officers begin wearing body cameras

Toronto police say some officers are now wearing body cameras as it rolls out their usage over the next year. Deputy Chief Shawna Coxon says one shift of frontline officers in a division in the city’s northwest corner began wearing the cameras last week. » Read more

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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