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Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could tether RCMP watchdog

The chairman of Nova Scotia’s mass shooting inquiry raised concerns Wednesday that budget constraints could end up tethering investigations by the watchdog agency that reviews complaints against the RCMP.

Expert panel calls for Indigenous representation at Thunder Bay, Ont., police, board

An independent expert panel is calling for more Indigenous representation in top positions of the Thunder Bay Police Service and the board overseeing it, in order to help achieve longstanding recommended policing reforms.

Contingent from RCMP leads Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession in London

Sgt. Maj. Scott Williamson, riding master for the RCMP, says the musical ride has had a “very special” and “quite personal” relationship with the queen. He says the RCMP has provided horses to the monarch and the royal family since 1969, starting with the gift of a horse called Burmese to the queen.
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On and off duty gear: A review of gear for members of law enforcement

Wearing and using the right equipment can make all the difference in an officer’s day. This past year, several companies developed outstanding gear to be used on and off duty. As a note, what is featured here is just a sampling of what is offered in the industry today. All items listed were tested both on and off duty. By Brendan Rodela and Hilary Rodela. » Read now
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New Edition: Mental Health Awareness for First Responders, 2nd Edition

This new edition offers a Canadian perspective on the challenges first responders and helping professionals face in identifying and interacting with individuals living with mental health issues. Using relevant examples, real-life case studies, discussion questions and scenarios, this resource helps readers successfully navigate mental health and addictions issues while working in the criminal justice system in Canada.

Examining mental health through a practical lens, Mental Health Awareness for First Responders is an essential resource for current or aspiring professionals in law enforcement, emergency management, fire services, EMS, corrections, search and rescue, border services, social work, dispatchers, and other front-line workers.

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Sask. RCMP teaches ‘very careful, scientific’ field excavation skills

Under a blanket of heavy fog, dozens of police officers and coroners arrived at the Warman Fire Department training grounds on Thursday morning to practice digging up dead bodies. » Read now

York Region police officer killed in car crash on way to work

A York Region police officer is dead after an early morning collision Wednesday morning in Markham, Ont. York Regional Police Chief Jim MacSween said Const. Travis Gillespie was killed in a crash on his way to work. » Read now

Nova Scotia will stop holding federal immigration detainees in provincial jails

Nova Scotia is becoming the second province to stop holding federal immigration detainees in provincial jails, a shift that human rights advocates hope becomes a national trend. » Read now

25th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 12 – 14, 2022
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IACP 2022

Location: Dallas, Texas
Date: Oct. 15 – 18, 2022
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OACP & Blue Line Expo

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