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Police shootings in 2021: Experts say number in Canada remains too high

Despite growing calls for changes in policing, the number of officer shootings in Canada remains too high, say criminology experts.

COVID 19, backlash the toughest challenges over the last year: Edmonton police chief

The chief of Edmonton Police Service says the force has not only been stretched thin due to COVID-19, but many officers are also getting worn down from growing attacks on social media.

The Toronto Police Service releases 2022 operating budget request

The Toronto Police Service has released its operating budget request for 2022 that will help the Service continue to do more in the areas that matter most to Torontonians, without increasing the Service’s share of the City of Toronto’s overall budget.
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Policing cybercrime: Serving communities in a digital age

Cybercrime rates are on the rise in Canada and the threats are becoming more sophisticated. While Canadian crime statistics are typically combined with U.S. numbers, it is important to note that Canada deals with its own unique cyber landscape. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now
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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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‘Where does Penetanguishene rank for policing bills,’ asks resident

A request was received from Penetanguishene resident Peter Hayden asking for further clarity to the $373,953 impact of OPP policing costs to the town, which has kept the municipality at odds with the province for the past while. » Read now

Alberta NDP politician steps aside while RCMP investigate computer privacy breach

A member of the Alberta Opposition has left the NDP caucus after reporting he is involved in a criminal investigation. » Read now

Provincial watchdogs order Clearview AI to stop using facial recognition tool

Three provincial privacy watchdogs have ordered facial recognition company Clearview AI to stop collecting, using and disclosing images of people without consent. » Read now

Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: March 1, 2022
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2022 Police Leadership Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: April 3 – 5, 2022
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Law of Policing Conference, Eastern Canada Edition

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 5 – 6, 2022
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