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Handguns present in majority of firearm related violent crimes, says StatCan report

Firearm-related homicides have gone up 37 per cent over the past 11 years and handguns were the most commonly used weapon in such crimes, a report from Statistics Canada has found, but it warns there are large data gaps in information collection.

Bill C-21: Strengthening gun control laws

Keeping Canadians safe is the Government of Canada’s top priority. Even one Canadian killed by gun violence is one too many, which is why, two years ago, Canada banned over 1,500 types of military-style assault firearms.

IACP and FOP join forces to address gun policy and community violence

Far too many communities are plagued by violence. The recent horrific attacks in Texas, New York, California and too many other communities to list makes clear that no place is immune from violence. The victims and their families serve as a stark and tragic reminder of the need for concerted action and a whole of community approach.
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Room size versus rapport

An article in the June/July 2020 issue of Blue Line discussed how the size of the interview room affects the behaviour of the subject, and suggests that the larger the space the more open the room felt and, therefore, the subject would also feel more open to discuss matters at hand. Whilst some of the cited studies showed that participants felt more at ease in the larger rooms, this did not translate to the participants being more forthcoming. » Read now
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Akisqnuk First Nation Hosts Harm Reduction Workshop

Akisqnuk First Nation hosted a Harm Reduction workshop through First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). Harm reduction looks at different policies, programs and practices that will reduce risk and harm that are associated when using psychoactive substances such as opioids. » Read now

Prince Albert police chief renews commitment to finding more officers after two homicides on Saturday

Prince Albert’s Chief of Police held a press conference early Monday afternoon to address the two homicides that occurred over the weekend and provide some answers on the police service’s next steps. » Read now

Alberta justice minister demands answers from Edmonton on crime

Alberta’s justice minister says people in Edmonton are not being kept safe from violent crime, particularly on public transit, and he’s ordering Mayor Amarjeet Sohi to provide answers. » Read now


Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: June 1 – 2, 2022
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CACP National Human Trafficking Symposium

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 5 – 7, 2022
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