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Toronto police chief apologizes to Black community as race based data released

Toronto’s Black residents received an apology from the city’s police chief on Wednesday as the force released previously unseen race-based data showing disproportionate use of force on them, although the gesture was immediately rejected by some.

Errors and omissions revealed in RCMP statements after Nova Scotia mass shooting

In the days following the mass shooting that left 22 people dead in Nova Scotia, the RCMP’s statements to the public were riddled with mistakes, confusion and omissions, a newly released report reveals.

Sergeant at arms ‘flabbergasted’ at Ottawa police inaction on harassment amid convoy

The sergeant-at-arms for the House of Commons says he was “flabbergasted” at how the Ottawa police allowed the harassment of members of Parliament and staffers to go on during the protests against COVID-19 restrictions in the capital earlier this year.
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A genuine connection with the community

Over the past two years during the global pandemic, rookies have gone above and beyond in their roles as police officers. They started their careers in a tumultuous time, and still show up day after day ready to serve their communities. This year, Blue Line awarded the title of Rookie of the Year to Peel Regional Police’s Cst. Kelly Mariani, who has shown a genuine connection with the community. » Read now
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CACP Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

Help us take a critical step in improving our public safety, culture and society. Join us Oct 3-4 in Ottawa for the CACP Equity, Diversity and Inclusion conference to learn more about the tools and insights needed to make a positive difference in our communities. Register to join and be part of the conversation #CACPEDI2022. » Register

St. Mary’s council weighs options in face of high policing costs

Council for the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s is questioning whether it can maintain its level of policing without more help from the provincial government. » Read now

Expert finds Quebec provincial police justified in shooting on teen waving gun

An expert told a coroner’s inquiry Monday that Quebec provincial police were justified in using lethal force in a 2018 intervention that left a 17-year-old dead. » Read now

Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less lethal rounds at ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest

The Ontario police watchdog says two Vancouver police officers did not commit a criminal offence by shooting less-lethal rounds at two protesters during the “Freedom Convoy” demonstration in February. » Read now
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The fifth edition reflects legislative updates that have come into effect since the previous edition and incorporates the Cannabis Control Act, 2017 and Missing Persons Act, 2018.

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Illicit Fentanyl Webinar

Location: Online
Date: June 23, 2022
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117th CACP Annual Conference

Location: Quebec City, Que.
Date: August 7 – 9, 2022
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139th Toronto Police Games

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sept. 10, 2022
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59th IAWP Annual Training Conference

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: Sept. 12 – 16, 2022
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