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Toronto seeing ‘concerning increase’ in carjackings this year, police say

There’s been a “concerning increase” in carjackings in Toronto, city police said Tuesday as they detailed recent arrests and the search for more suspects in a number of investigations.

Province an outlier on police oversight: Indigenous advocates

Racial profiling has been a long-standing concern in the Halifax region, which has historically had a large Black community, as well as Indigenous and other racialized groups.

Edmonton police use DNA phenotyping to find sex assault suspect

DNA phenotyping predicts physical appearance and ancestry from unidentified DNA evidence, and police use that information to narrow suspects and generate leads in criminal investigations.
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Challenges women face in law enforcement

In the public safety world, diversity, equity and inclusion plans have become commonplace, but have we examined whether they actually model change in philosophy and behaviour? Studies have shown that women in leadership positively influence policy and culture to result in better outcomes for community and public safety as a whole. Yet, despite these benefits, women remain heavily under-represented in policing leadership and still face biases that prevent them from advancing their careers. By Monique Rollin. » Read now
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RCMP reports local crime slightly up, but within projected metrics

The Strathmore RCMP detachment recently presented their quarterly report to town council during the Sept. 7 regular council meeting. » Read now

Women file suit alleging they were sexually assaulted by Newfoundland police officers

Seven women have filed a lawsuit alleging they were sexually assaulted by “various” on-duty officers with Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial police force between 2001 and 2017. » Read now

Two Edmonton police officers have been charged with assault after an arrest in March

The province’s police watchdog alleges the officers used forced and employed an electronic stun gun during the arrest of a male suspect. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigated and determined that the two officers should be charged. » 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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C.A.P.E. 2022 Fall Conference

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: Oct. 25 – 2, 2022
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