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Ontario police chiefs request power to fire or suspend officers without pay

Ontario's police chiefs are calling for significant changes to the province's officer discipline system, a move that would give police services greater ability to fire or suspend officers without pay. Saying Ontario's discipline system "simply no longer instills public trust,'' the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police is urging the provincial government to make "substantive'' changes that would include granting chiefs more power to stop paying officers accused of serious misconduct—or in extreme cases, fire them.

Toronto area cocaine ring dismantled, 22 facing 139 charges, police say

Police say they have dismantled a drug ring in the Toronto area that was allegedly importing cocaine from Colombia and the Caribbean, some of which was hidden in textiles as it was smuggled into the country. Ontario Provincial Police say a 15-month investigation, dubbed Project Southam, has led to 22 arrests after a series of raids.

The Auxtera Project launches with goal of making justice accessible to vulnerable populations

The Auxtera Project, a charitable initiative seeking to make justice more accessible by donating digital investigation software and the voluntary services of digital forensic examiners to organizations supporting vulnerable populations, has officially launched.
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Community Policing in Indigenous Communities

Community Policing in Indigenous Communities demonstrates that community policing cannot be imposed from above without grassroots input from local citizens. It is a strategy—not simply for policing with consent—but for policing in contexts where there is often little, if any, consent. It is an aspirational practice aimed to help police and communities within contested contexts to recognize that positive gains can be made, enabling communities to live in relative safety.

Drawing on the local expertise of policing practitioners and researchers across the globe, including Canada, Community Policing in Indigenous Communities explores several themes and how often deeply divided societies can operate under the community policing paradigm.

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Leading for change

Stacy Clarke is Toronto Police Service’s first Black female superintendent. She started in the role in an interim capacity last summer during the time when the Black Lives Matter movement took North America by storm. How intersectionality has affected her career and informed her approach to her new role. By Brieanna Charlebois. » Read now

Grande Prairie County renews contract with RCMP

The County of Grande Prairie council agreed to the draft Memorandum of Understanding with the RCMP that renews six policing positions within the county. » Read now

Police chief condemns alleged hate crime against Muslims in Hamilton

The Hamilton, Ont., police chief is condemning what his force describes as a hate crime against Muslims after a mother and daughter were allegedly chased and threatened by a man on July 12. » Read now

British Columbia expands access to safer drug alternatives for people at risk of overdose

British Columbia's mental health and addictions minister has announced a new policy that will expand access to safer prescription drugs for people at risk of overdose and death from toxic substances, without expecting them to enter treatment. » Read now

CACP Annual General Meeting

Location: Virtual
Date: August 9, 2021
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116th CACP Virtual Annual Conference

Location: Virtual
Date: August 23 – 24, 2021
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IACP 2021

Location: New Orleans
Date: September 11 – 14, 2021
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Canadian Police & Peace Officers Memorial 2021 Commemoration

Location: Windsor, Ont.
Date: September 26, 2021
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Blue Line Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: Oct. 28, 2021
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