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Ontario taking steps to improve mental health supports for first responders

The Ontario government is establishing four new mental health collaborative tables to better support the mental health and well-being of policing, fire, corrections and paramedic services personnel. The tables will help inform actions to change behaviours that stigmatize those struggling with mental health challenges, achieve a healthier work-life balance, promote mental health resiliency, and build awareness of supports, treatments and recovery options.

Opioid deaths highlight need to decriminalize hard drug possession, police chiefs say

The scourge of overdose deaths underscores the need for Canada to decriminalize simple possession of hard drugs, the head of the national chiefs of police association said on Thursday. In urging action, Bryan Larkin noted that overdose deaths are outpacing those from the COVID-19 pandemic and homicides in British Columbia and likely Ontario.

Alberta RCMP making dents in drug trafficking

Through tips from the public and routine traffic checks, RCMP have made close to a dozen record-breaking drug busts in Alberta alone. Drug-related offences have been on a steady incline since 2015, and the trafficking of methamphetamine is sky-rocketing. According to Statistics Canada, the last report, the rate of meth trafficking rose 17 per cent in 2019, and the opioid offences from 2018 to 2019 increased a whopping 48 per cent.
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The Strategic Constable

The Strategic Constable

With renewed tensions rising out of the United States, the profession of policing is once again under the microscope. Today, there are countless demands for heightened accountability, additional training and even the de-funding of our police services. In times such as these, we might ask ourselves where to turn for guidance. Ever since my transition from the military to policing, I’ve often advocated that we might adopt some of the lessons learned from our military sisters and brothers – specifically the concept of the Strategic Corporal. By Matthew Wood. » Read now
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FBI joins Saanich police, RCMP investigating 2008 unsolved murder of Lindsey Buziak

Investigators from the United States have joined a new team taking a fresh look at the unsolved homicide of Victoria real estate agent Lindsey Buziak and police say there’s movement in the 13-year-old case. Buziak was 24-years-old when she was fatally stabbed while showing a property in Saanich on Feb. 2, 2008. » Read now

RCMP takes part in an international operation to neutralize Emotet

The RCMP participated in an international cybercrime operation to neutralize Emotet malware. The Cybercrime Investigative Team, in collaboration with RCMP technical operations specialists, led the Canadian component of this complex investigation. In Project CIPHER, which began in March 2020, the RCMP developed specialized techniques making it possible to seize critical digital evidence for the benefit of all investigative partners. » Read now

Four new Safer Drug Supply projects to launch in British Columbia

A first-of-its-kind safer supply clinic in Vancouver’s downtown will begin to offer flexible, individual-centred care to people who use a variety of substances as early as this spring. The $5-million, four-year Safer Alternatives for Emergency Response program was one of four British Columbia safer supply projects to share $15 million, the federal government announced. » Read now

Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Virtual
Date: March 4, 2021
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TACCOM 2021 Show

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: April 23-25, 2021
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Fourth International VPD Police Judo Clinic

Location: Online
Date: April 27, 2021
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HK Memorial Hockey Tournament 2021

Location: Brampton, Ontario
Date: April 29-30, 2021
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