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Canada’s first-responder network wins top international award

Canada’s communications network for First Responders continues to attract international acclaim. This week, the PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA) was recognized at the prestigious International Critical Communications Awards (ICCAs) for Best Government Authority Collaboration.

RCMP reform would prevent political interference, criminologists say

An Ottawa criminologist says questions about whether political pressure was placed on the RCMP commissioner in the Nova Scotia shooting investigation illustrate why Brenda Lucki should not report to the public safety minister.

New Prince Albert Police Service Women’s Commission holds first meeting

The Prince Albert Police Service welcomed 14 representatives to the new Women’s Commission during their first meeting on Thursday morning.
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Did you know visible minorities account for just 8% of our officers? Or how about that Black and Indigenous people are twice as likely to report that they have little or no confidence in police? Together, we know we can change this. Join us Oct 3-4 in Ottawa for the CACP Equity, Diversity and Inclusion conference to learn more about how we can build a better public safety, culture and society. Check out this special message from Deputy Wlikie and then register to join #CACPEDI2022. » Learn more
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Fraud in the 2020s: It’s all about connectivity and data

Police agencies have come a long way when it comes to financial crime investigation and the importance put on these cases. Although not necessarily considered a “top five” job to most officers, its importance is starting to show in almost every investigation. » Read now
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Invest in your mental health and learn to support your peers

Simon Fraser University offers a specialized online program designed by first responders for first responders. Through the First Responders Trauma Prevention and Recovery Certificate program, you’ll develop a resiliency toolkit to support yourself and your peers in the face of trauma.

For details, sign up for a free online program info session on July 14. » Learn more

Thunder Bay police chief charged with misconduct, announces plan to retire

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission says the chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service will face a hearing on three counts of alleged misconduct under the Police Services Act. » Read now

Ontario law doesn’t prevent police from using race based data to assess officers: IPC

Ontario’s privacy commissioner says the law requiring police services to collect race-based data does not prevent them from using that information to assess and discipline individual officers. » Read now

Prime Minister Trudeau says he still has confidence in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed confidence in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki Thursday but left it to her to defend allegations she put undue pressure on Nova Scotia RCMP to release details about the shooting spree that killed 22 people in April 2020. » Read now
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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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