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Ontario bill would give police more power in human trafficking investigations

Ontario moved to crack down on human trafficking by introducing legislation Monday that would give police more power to swiftly access information in suspected cases. The bill, if passed, would compel hotels and similar companies to keep a list of information on guests that officers could request if they believe it could help locate, identify or protect a suspected human trafficking victim.

Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

Newly tabled federal gun legislation would allow municipalities to ban handguns through bylaws restricting their possession, storage and transportation.

Barrie police plan to permanently equip front line officers with body cameras

Cameras bring out more of the best in people, Barrie, Ont., police have found in a four-month pilot project. The local police department tested body-worn cameras on 25 front-line officers on four platoons from October 2020 until Feb. 4 to get a sense of how they can be used and their effectiveness. The officers found them beneficial, leading the force on a path of planning for the purchase of the cameras for 140 to 150 front-line officers.
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The year of police SUVs: Results from the 2021 Michigan State Police Vehicle Tests

Every fall the Michigan State Police, in conjunction with the US National Institute of Justice, test the handling and performance of every new police vehicle on the market for the coming year in back-to-back acceleration, braking and lap time tests. The Michigan State Police yearly vehicle test for the 2021 model year will mark the 23rd consecutive year that Blue Line magazine has been compiling and reporting the results of the tests for police category vehicles. » Read now
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The Calgary Police Service is hiring!

If you’re a full-time police officer currently serving in another police agency but looking for a change of scenery, Calgary is looking for you! We are currently hiring officers including through our Direct Entry Officer Program. Come join us and make a difference in the lives of the community we serve. Applications can be submitted online. » Apply now

Calgary police credit forensic advances for cold case sex assault charges

Police in Calgary have made an arrest in two sexual assaults that occurred nearly 40 years ago. Investigators have charged Patrick Zamora, who is 64 and from Calgary, in the early morning attacks near the Foothills Medical Centre in 1981. » Read now

Corrections union says Sarnia jail could use enhanced cleaning as it battles a COVID-19 outbreak

The union representing correctional workers at the Sarnia Jail says more cleaning equipment and supplies would be vital to help fend off the spread of COVID-19 within its walls. This comes in the wake of a sweeping outbreak of the virus at the Christina St. facility. Last Thursday, there were 14 active cases in the inmate population, along with two guards. » Read now

Saskatchewan RCMP charge leader of Canadian Nationalist Party with hate speech

RCMP in Saskatchewan have charged the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party with willfully promoting hate against an identifiable group. Police say officers began investigating Travis Patron after a report in June 2019 from the Canadian Anti-Hate Network about an alleged anti-Semitic video posted on YouTube. » Read now
Blue Line Expo

Bi-weekly Laurier Webinar Series: Online public safety programs

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 2, 2021 – June 22, 2021
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Virtual
Date: March 4, 2021
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Blue Line Expo International

Location: Virtual
Date: April 22, 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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