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RCMP officers to begin wearing body worn cameras in Nunavut later this year

The RCMP says Mounties serving in Iqaluit are to be equipped with body-worn cameras later this year as part of a pilot project that aims to help strengthen accountability and public trust of the police force.

Telus launches new mental health app for Canada’s frontline workers

In support of the well-being of Canada’s frontline workers, Telus has announced the launch of Espri by Telus Health, a mobile app that delivers mental health and wellness resources to support the rising mental health pressures faced by police, correctional officers, physicians, nurses, care workers, emergency medical services, firefighters and their family members.

Local hospitals, police launch Grey Bruce Hospital Transition Protocols

When someone is apprehended under the Mental Health Act, there has long been a question of who is responsible for what aspect of the person’s care. As of September 2020, an agreement between hospital partners, and the OPP and police services in Grey-Bruce has been reached regarding new transition protocols for individuals apprehended by police under the Mental Health Act.
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Policing in uncertain times

Policing in uncertain times

“By conducting a multi-jurisdictional research study, we were able to capture an in-depth understanding of the lived experiences of Saskatchewan police officers during the first wave of COVID-19,” write Lindsey and Randy Boechler in our October cover story. “Data was collected through an online survey, consisting predominantly of open-ended questions. Participants were recruited through an email cascaded by the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers (SFPO) and the National Police Federation (NPF)... Survey responses were received between April 20 and May 25, 2020.” » Read more

Off the Shelf: Leading at the Edge by Ben J.S. Maure

Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Rostek reviews Ben Maure’s book, Leading at the Edge, which features 10 case studies presented from operations around the world. These studies “both broaden and deepen our understanding of international policing complexities and challenges,” Rostek writes. “In addition, the appendices offer further insight into the policing selection processes as well as a very insightful appendix on peacebuilding, peacekeeping, and peacemaking.” » Read more

Kativik Regional Police Force to deploy Axon body cameras

Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) has joined the Axon network with the purchase of Axon Body 2 cameras and licenses to the digital evidence management solution, Axon Evidence. It is the first regional agency in Quebec to deploy these products. » Read more

New updates in our Products section

We’re always updating our online Products section based on news releases in our editor’s inbox. Check out the details on riflescopes, the Amaruq Tactical Armour System and much more. » Read more