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Police open investigations into 2003 and 2018 Canadian world junior teams

Halifax Regional Police confirmed on Friday that they are investigating a historic assault at the world junior hockey championships in 2003 and shortly afterwards the force in London, Ont., announced that it is reopening its investigation into an incident involving members of the 2018 team.

Chronic RCMP officer shortages in rural areas evident in N.S. mass shooting: Mountie

A senior Mountie who investigated the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia RCMP told a public inquiry on Tuesday that the federal police force suffers chronic staffing shortages in its rural detachments.

Advanced DNA offers hope to solve cold cases, but some Canadian cops slow to adopt it

Advances in DNA technology are being credited with solving a growing pile of cold case murders in the United States, but some Canadian police forces are lagging behind their U.S. counterparts in adopting the new methods.
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Preventing crime: Highlighting the Delta Police Department’s successful youth-focused programs

The role of a Canadian police officer encompasses a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities, and one task that is of vital importance is crime prevention. When looking at how crime rates can be lowered in a community, agencies look at the community’s youth and make plans for how children and teens can be kept away from taking a dark path. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read now

Privacy committee to conduct study of spyware tools used by RCMP

A parliamentary committee will hold hearings on the RCMP’s use of spyware and potential risks to the privacy rights of Canadians. The House of Commons privacy committee voted Tuesday to determine which “device investigation tools” the Mounties use and seek a list of judicial warrants obtained for deploying such software. » Read now

MPs look into alleged political interference in N.S. shooting probe

MPs on the House of Commons public safety committee meet today to explore whether there was political meddling with the RCMP as it investigated the April 2020 shootings in Nova Scotia. » Read now

Man accused of killing Saskatchewan Mountie ordered to stand trial on murder charge

A man accused of killing a Saskatchewan RCMP officer during a traffic stop has been ordered to stand trial for first-degree murder. Alphonse Stanley Traverse, 42, of Winnipeg was originally charged with manslaughter in the June 12, 2021, death of Const. Shelby Patton. » Read now

117th CACP Annual Conference

Location: Quebec City, Que.
Date: August 7 – 9, 2022
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59th IAWP Annual Training Conference

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

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Sept. 13 – 16, 2022
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OACP & Blue Line Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: Oct. 21, 2022
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