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Alberta promises more officers for rural municipalities with provincial police plan

The Alberta government continues to make its case for a provincial police force, saying it would add hundreds of front-line officers to small detachments. Under the plan, 275 front-line police officers would be added to the 42 smallest detachments.

One in four border officers witnessed discrimination by colleagues: internal report

One-quarter of front-line employees surveyed at Canada’s border agency said they had directly witnessed a colleague discriminate against a traveller in the previous two years.

N.W.T. RCMP deploy controversial roadside cannabis screening devices

RCMP in the Northwest Territories have begun using roadside cannabis-screening technology that has faced criticism from defence lawyers elsewhere in Canada.
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The shape of intention

Current forensic investigations often involve analysis of video evidence, which may have limited resolution and clarity, particularly when acquired under poor lighting conditions or when objects of interest are at a distance. A recent case involving a nighttime police shooting of a suspect illustrates how some relatively simple image processing techniques can be used to resolve ambiguity in body worn camera images. By Geoffrey T. Desmoulin » Read now
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North Huron disbands Police Services Board

Council passed a bylaw to disband the North Huron Police Services Board on Aug. 8, effective Dec. 31. This decision will allow the township to transition the Wingham Ward to the OPP billing model, also referred to as transitioning to a Section 5.1 policing arrangement. » Read now

Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: Advice given to witness worries former judge

A former Supreme Court of Canada judge working with the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting says he’s worried the federal Justice Department has been discouraging witnesses from being forthcoming with relevant evidence. » Read now

Wikwemikong Police collaborate with NOSM University researchers to develop unique policing approach

Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service (WTPS) and NOSM University researchers are working together to develop a culturally-based, trauma-informed policing approach for Indigenous police services. » Read now
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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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